Five people were killed on Monday after a building collapsed in Algiers’ old medina, officials in the North African country said.
Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s president Felix Tshisekedi is struggling to fulfil the pledge he made to crack down on rebel and militia groups in the troubled North Kivu province.
African leaders are meeting in Egypt on Tuesday where they will address developments in Sudan and Libya, in the first emergency summits since the two nations were rocked by popular protests and an invasion on the capital respectively.
Algerian authorities have arrested five billionaires as part of an anti-graft investigation, State TV reported.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appointed a new prime minister, days after the government resigned amid a spike in violence in the restive West African country.
Five of Algeria's richest businessmen, some seen as close to ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have been detained by police, state TV reports.
Sudanese protesters have called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to "keep their money" a day after Riyadh and Abu Dhabi offered to send Khartoum $3bn aid.
The police in Ghana are on a manhunt for three Nigerians suspected to have kidnapped the Consular General and Head of Mission of Estonia to Ghana, Nabil Makram Basbous, at Labone.
Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies.
An American woman who established a charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia has resigned six months after taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in the charity's care.
The election 25 years ago of South Africa's first black president, the late Nelson Mandela, who inspired the struggle against apartheid, was a time of soaring hope that the bruised country would reconcile after decades of discrimination and inequality.
Explosions have shaken Libya's capital Tripoli following an air raid, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally-recognised government.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the commission will support the Buhari administration in ridding the country of corruption.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United can still qualify for the Champions League despite a collapse in form extended by their derby defeat against Manchester City.
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Thursday released six final accident reports involving the crash that involved late Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai; who the bureau said was not competent to fly the ill-fated Cessna 208B that crashed on October 25, 2012.
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, has filed a petition in the Lagos State Governorship Electoral Tribunal to stop the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the Executive Governor on May 29.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the "cool thing" about his side playing against Barcelona is that they will never be considered favourites.
Tanzania aims to have six times its current power generation capacity by 2025 through investment in thermal and renewable energy, deputy energy Minister Subira Mgalu told parliament on Tuesday.
Prof. Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his generation has failed the country as the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised.
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 25 suspects over attacks on the campaign offices of the deputy governor and a member of the state house of assembly.
The police in Jigawa have confirmed the recovery of an abandoned newborn baby from a well in Kaugama Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.