Three men have been filmed bursting into a packed Senate in Nigeria and stealing a symbolic mace.
Robert Mugabe has defied expectations and refused to resign as Zimbabwe's President despite the ruling ZANU-PF party removing him as its leader hours earlier.
All the main pillars of Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule now either oppose him or have deserted him
Zimbabwe's veteran leader is reportedly refusing to step down despite a military takeover
"One way or another, his power has obviously come to an end."
It follows a global outcry over the appointment
Former footballer George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai will most likely face each other in the second round of voting in the Liberian elections
Polls have closed in Angola’s era-ending general election, as the man who has ruled the country since independence is standing down as
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected and will serve a second and final five-year term as president.
Violence erupts in opposition strongholds in Nairobi as counting continues from Tuesday's election
MPs are having their say anonymously in a no-confidence motion in the president
Alpha Condé calls for a new era of self-reliance to drive development and end poverty in the continent.
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…
South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has been backed by his ruling ANC amid growing calls for him to step down.
The United Nations says it intervened on humanitarian grounds to help South Sudan’s former vice president and opposition leader in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of…
Opposition leader Kizza Besigye was briefly detained on polling day in Uganda as the government shut down social media sites, reportedly due to
Uganda prepares to go the polls with incumbant president Yoweri Museveni seeking a fifth term in office.
African leaders have signed a agreement in Egypt to create a new free-trade zone stretching from Cairo to Cape Town. The Tripartite Free Trade Area