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The German defence minister is meeting with German troops in Mali deployed to support French and African soldiers fighting Islamist rebels.
The Aviation Ministry in Nigeria has lifted a brief flight suspension against Dana Air, the airline involved in the country's deadliest plane crash in the last 20 years.
More than 20 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Nigeria with Christians seemingly being the target.
DRC rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda has handed himself over to the US embassy.
News reports say The Zimbabwean newspaper has been raided, sparking fears of a media crackdown.
An explosives-laden car, that apparently was targeting a truck full of Somali government officials, hit a civilian car and exploded, killing at least seven people.
A Somalian journalist has been released after he was imprisoned for being accused of "falsely" interviewing a woman who alleged she had been raped by soldiers.
Karim Wade, son of former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has been given one month by the nation's anti-corruption court to explain how he's amassed his wealth.
After the controversial arrests of Tsvangirai's senior officials, Mugabe heads to Rome to attend the inauguration of Pope Francis.
Top lawyer and four officials from Prime Minister Tsvangirai's party were detained one day after Zimbabwe's constitutional referendum.
The country's main political parties, including Mugabe's ZANU-PF, are in favor of the proposed law changes, making the majority needed for a "yes" vote a near certainty.
The voting in Zimbabwe's constitutional referendum has closed.
Several hundred fighters from the Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel group have reportedly fled to Rwanda after faction fighting.
Outgoing Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga lodged a petition with the country's top court to challenge the outcome of the recent presidential election
Zimbabweans voted on a new constitution Saturday that would pave the way for crucial elections in a country plagued by political violence.
The first phase of a giant housing project in Lagos, Nigeria is finally underway.
Zimbabwe citizens will vote for the country’s new constitution, possibly heralding an end of Robert Mugabe’s rule.
The group claims they were recruited into an anti-rhino poaching project in Limpopo.
Many Zimbabweans believe the army and police, not voters, may ultimately decide the fate of the country.
The party of Kenya's outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, defeated in presidential polls, will file a petition challenging the election result on Saturday.
The United States has called for the "broadest possible monitoring" of Zimbabwe's upcoming referendum on a new constitution.
Zambian lawmakers loyal to President Michael Sata will attempt to strip his predecessor of presidential immunity.
Millions of Zimbabweans living abroad will not be allowed to vote in the upcoming referendum.
After four years of debate Zimbabwe finally has a draft constitution that will be put to citizens on Saturday in a referendum.
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