In South Africa, countless religious services were held in towns and villages across the country to offer prayers for anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, after his death on Thursday.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who has been invited to Nelson Mandela’s funeral, will fly to Johannesburg aboard an official presidential jet, at President François ...
The African press is still dominated by tributes to Nelson Mandela, Kenya worried about its cross-border problems with Ethiopia, and Uganda focused on a drama at Iganga Police Station.
Nearly 400 people were killed in the last three days' violence in Bangui, according to the French embassy in the Central African Republic's capital.
France's President François Hollande predicts that French and African troops will restore peace to the Central African Republic (CAR) within six months.
All 1,200 French troops pledged to arrive in the Central African Republic (CAR) have arrived, ahead of schedule, France's defence Ministry announced on Saturday.
Africa must set up a rapid reaction force to police its own security, French President François Hollande told a summit of African leaders in Paris on Friday.
Residents of Bangui started to appear on the streets on Saturday morning, as French troops started to patrol the Central African Republic (CAR) capital.
France is to burn three tonnes of ivory as part of the fight against poaching. Paris pledged to destroy its ivory stocks and increase fines on traffickers of endangered species.
"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.