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African leaders will pass a resolution Monday urging the International Criminal Court to refer back to Kenya the crimes against humanity cases against the country's top leaders.
As the continent celebrated Africa Day, West Africa bureau chief, Kwangu Liwewe met up with Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti who shared is thoughts on Africa's future.
Clashes between M23 rebels and the Congolese army have forced thousands to flee their homes, and seek safety in neighbouring Rwanda, where more problems await them.
Botswana has denied plans to remove hundreds of Bushmen from their land to make way for a wildlife park.
Leopards have become endangered species in Uganda.
Robert Mugabe has blasted Nelson Mandela's reconciliation policies and has labelled him "too much of a saint" in a television interview.
Brazil has announced its plans to cancel nearly R9 billion worth of debt in 12 African countries, as part of a broader strategy to boost ties with the continent.
US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded that Nigeria respect human rights as it cracks down on Islamist extremists.
The M23 rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo said it had fought off a dawn attack by the army and a group of Rwandan Hutu fighters.
Madagascar leader Andry Rajoelina has vowed to withdraw his controversial candidacy for upcoming presidential polls if his rivals do the same.
Celebrations for the African Union's 50th anniversary have looked at Africa's progress since independence and solutions to forge a prosperous way forward.
French special forces and local troops raided an army base in northern Niger, ending a hostage seizure by Islamist fighters who had staged twin suicide bombings that killed
African leaders gathered Saturday ahead of extravagant celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc
African foreign ministers said they have agreed a draft proposal to urge international crimes against humanity trials for Kenya's leaders to be referred back to their country.
Hundreds attended Achebe's funeral among the rolling hills of his eastern Nigeria home, a service that saw President Goodluck Jonathan literally hold up the writer's books.
A jihadist group that claimed twin suicide bombings that killed at least 20 people in northern Niger threatened Friday to launch more attacks.
The African Union, celebrating this weekend 50 years since the launch of a continental bloc, regularly repeats the mantra: African solutions to African problems.
Albinos have called on the Swazi government for protection ahead of elections expected later this year, fearing their body parts will be harvested by candidates.
Kenyans are divided over a 2,000 page report into the post-election violence.
UN chief Ban ki-Moon pledged that UN troops will be in place within "one or two months" to battle armed rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo's east.
A resurgence of fighting in Sudan's western Darfur region has driven 300,000 people from their homes so far this year, UN humanitarian aid chief Valerie Amos said on Thursday.
Niger's defence minister announced that 20 Nigerien soldiers were killed and another 16 injured following a suicide bombing attack.
Abdi Farah Shirdon will remain as Somali’s Prime Minister.
Global mining giants Vale and Rio Tinto have neglected thousands of Mozambicans who have been moved from mining areas and resettled without proper homes or income, according to HRW would like to send you push notifications.
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