Polling opened in Algeria on Thursday morning following a campaign marked by the absence of incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
The uncertain fate of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls, Mugabe's record as Zimbabwe prepares to celebrate 34 years of independence, pay rises for Kenya's teachers and much more in today's African ...
Nigerian schoolgirls are abducted by gunmen. Ugandan troops are court-martialled for training al-Shebab in secret. Nairobi's matatu operators win a court victory.
France's system for handling asylum-seekers is "in crisis", according to a parliamentary report that highlights long-drawn-out and ineffective procedures and spending way over budget.
The ANC's move to delay the probe into the Nkandla scandal in South Africa, Somalians in Nairobi and Egypt's terrorism act all feature in today's African newspapers ..
French oil giant Total is to invest in Angola's Kaombo project after finding ways to cut costs of extracting ultra-deep offshore oil by a fifth, the firm announced on Monday.
SA power company employees may lose their biscuits. Finance minister Gordhan doesn't believe the pessimists. Kenya and Rwanda are under fire over press freedom.
The Sahara jihadi leader behind last year's bloody hostage-taking at the In Amenas gas plant is alive and plotting new attacks in Libya, security sources say, contradicting earlier reports of ...
Was Jesus Christ married? Did Abacha's son rob Nigeria? Has Mugabe slandered Nigerians? And are white people lying about Jacob Zuma?
French police have arrested a Rwandan genocide suspect despite a previous ruling that he could not be extradited.