The Zimbabwean government has reportedly deployed riot police in "hot spots" after the country's largest labour union called for a national strike over a sharp rise in fuel prices.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in several cities including Khartoum, as organisers pushed for more nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir this week.
Zimbabweans reacted with outrage Sunday to a sharp rise in the price of fuel announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced an sharp increase in fuel prices in a measure to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst petrol shortages in a decade.
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.
Gabon’s prime minister announced a new government in a video message recorded thousands of miles away in Morocco, where ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo is recovering from a stroke.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged men to unite against rape and sexual assault in the country, calling it a "national crisis".
Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima has launched a bitter attack on his own government ahead of elections in May, when he hopes to win power as head of a new opposition party.
Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday launched the ANC’s campaign for legislative elections in May, acknowledging the party’s past mistakes and promising to restore democratic institutions and economic growth.
Zimbabwe will re-introduce a local currency “in less than 12 months”, after using the US dollar and regional currencies since a hyperinflation crisis a decade ago, the finance minister said in an interview published on Saturday.
The Catholic Church in Democratic Republic of Congo has asked the UN Security Council to call on the country's election commission to publish data from the polling and counting stations set up for a December 30 presidential election.
As angry protests pile pressure on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to step down, key powers are standing by his regime to ensure stability in a strife-torn region, analysts say.
Democratic Republic of Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu announced on Friday he will file a court challenge to the presidential election results, while his opposition coalition asserted he actually received 61% of the vote according to the findings of the influential Catholic Church's observers.
In a renewed commitment to its high safety standards, Ikeja Electric Plc has cautioned the public in its network against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.
Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria
Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has received information that 36.6 million Nigerians have no access to financial services.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State, on Sunday, said it would on Wednesday, move about one million unclaimed Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) to 245 wards in the state,
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission will not disappoint Nigeria in the conduct of the forthcoming general election.
A Human Rights activist, Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko, has urged the media to continue to promote national security through their reportage.