Uganda says it will withdraw troops from South Sudan as soon as an African emergency force is ready to take over.
The Central African Republic (CAR) is facing "a humanitarian catastrophe of unspeakable proportions", a top UN official has said after visiting the country.
In Addis Ababa, the African Union declared 2014 the Year of Agriculture for Africa.
There have been many champions of Africa. But one Irishman stands out for his activism, especially his efforts against poverty.
In the headlines today in Africa: the African Union Summit gets serious today with media around the continent reporting on top officials flocking to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for talks ...
A shake-up in South Africa's politicsis predicted. There's no end in sight for SA's mines strike. A starving Kenyan woman feeds her children dog meat.
In Somalia, the US military carried out a missile strike on Sunday against a suspected militant leader with ties to the al-Shebab group.
In Addis Ababa, African Union foreign ministers returned from a special ministerial retreat in the Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar yesterday in which they discussed the Africa Agenda 2063.
Despite relative calm in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui since Thursday, Chadian civilians are fleeing the capital.
Chadian troops shot dead a Christian protester on Monday in the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, the day after French troops killed three alleged Séléka militiamen and ...