Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent of troops to help it fight incursions from the Nigeria-based militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
Kenyan police say a body found dead in a river earlier this month may not be that of the witness linked to the International Criminal Court (ICC) case of Deputy President William Ruto.
Western aid agencies are using the plight of Africa's Ebola orphans to fund a lavish lifestyle in $800-a-night hotels and leaving the children to fend for themselves, according to Liberia's development chief.
At least 56 people died after drinking poisonous beer at a funeral in southeastern African country Mozambique, health authorities confirmed. The beer was locally brewed and is believed to have been poisoned with crocodile bile during the…
At least 19 people were killed and several injured by a bomb strapped to a girl reported to be aged about 10 in north-eastern Nigeria, police say.
Dozens of world leaders joined more than one million French citizens marching in Paris today amid high security in an unprecedented tribute to victims of this week's Islamist militant attacks.
Two sieges in France have been brought to a bloody end, with three gunmen and four hostages killed.
Seleka rebels in the Central Africa Republic (CAR) say they should get a reward for capturing a Ugandan militia leader wanted for war crimes.
The ex-wife of an oil tycoon rejected a cheque he wrote for $975 million to settle their divorce.
On Wednesday, 12 people were shot dead at the headquarters of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. On Thursday, a French police officer was shot and killed in the city.