Date:Apr 19, 2018
Guinea Bissau's parliament met Thursday for the first time in nearly two years after the appointment of a consensus prime minister to end a dragging political crisis.
Madagascar's opposition on Wednesday vowed to defy an official ban and go ahead with a weekend protest over "scandalous" new election laws ahead of elections in late 2018.
Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/Aids infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who co-discovered the Aids virus 35 years ago said.
Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister named a cabinet on Thursday that includes the former Mining Minister as Defence Minister, and retains the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, has told lobby group, AfriForum, to "bring it on", after it announced that it would privately prosecute him.
Nigerian police said on Thursday they had recovered the ceremonial mace, the parliamentary symbol of authority, under a flyover after it was stolen from the Senate.
The European Union (EU) gave asylum to more than half a million refugees in 2017, its statistics office Eurostat said on Thursday, with Germany taking in more than 60%.
The new XC40, Volvo's first premium compact SUV, is now available in South Africa.
Officials say the next round of South Sudan peace talks has been delayed without explanation.
Zimbabwe said it had sacked 16 000 striking nurses as the new government seeks to keep a lid on labour unrest in the build-up to the first elections since the fall of Robert Mugabe.