Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.
A car bomb has exploded near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 22 soldiers and civilians, officials say.
More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.
Forces loyal to the UN-backed government in Libya say they have re-taken a residential neighbourhood from ISIL in Sirte.
Tunisia’s new prime minister Youssef Chahed says boosting the economy and fighting terrorism are his priorities, as the country’s unity government officially takes…
Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years
Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.
Supporters of both Gabon’s president and of his chief rival have declared their candidate as the winner of Saturday’s election.
In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.
Tunisia’s new national unity government has won a confidence vote as the country’s prime minister warned parliament of an austerity risk.
President Robert Mugabe has warned there will be no ‘Arab Spring’ in Zimbabwe after protests against his decades-long rule descended into violence on Friday.