Eight candidates are vying to become the next head of the strategic African Development Bank as the continent undergoes an economic transformation.
Police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of BB King following accusations that he was poisoned.
Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.
Nigeria's new ruling party has slammed Goodluck Jonathan for crippling the nation by not addressing vital issues.
Singer Jemimah Kansiime's raunchy music video could be worthy of a 10-year prison sentence if she's found guilty under Uganda's new antiporn law.
A Colombian landslide has wiped everything in its wake, nearly obliterating the small town of Santa Margarita.
Presidents in talks with Pierre Nkurunziza condemned the coup as Godefroid Niyombare ordered Bujumbura airport closed to stop the president returning.
A court has temporarily halted the deportation of 200 migrants, detained after a raid on a church, amid claims of "state-sponsored" xenophobia.
The "Fight of the Century" may not have lived up to the hype, but it still raked in the cash like never before.
Tens of thousands of refugees from Burundi are fleeing political violence and targeted attacks by the ruling party's youth wing militia.