Liberia is hopeful ahead of a Washington summit, the parents of Nigerian kidnapped girls get a presidential bonus and South Africa's borders go biometric.
Ugandan activists began their fight on Wednesday at the constitutional court in Kampala to have the country’s controversial anti-gay laws overturned.
Liberia struggles to find the time and place to bury its dead, Nigeria wonders about female suicide bombers and South Africa's soaring unemployment is only part of the story.
France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday.
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the country's land borders as her government struggles to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
France is to evacuate its nationals from Libya as fighting between rival militias plunges the country into chaos, a government source said Tuesday. The evacuation will take place by sea.
Nigeria is reeling from Boko Haram attacks and the Ebola virus outbreak, South Africa welcomes the end of a month-long strike and Sweden ups aid to Uganda.
The black boxes from the Air Algérie plane that crashed in the Malian desert on Thursday arrived in Paris on Monday. But ministers warned that the investigation would take a while.
French flags flew at half-mast on Monday to mourn the 118 victims of the Air Algérie airplane tragedy. The black boxes from the crash will be handed over to the French authorities today.
No black African cyclist has ever taken part in the Tour de France.