Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.
A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.
A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.
An activist said the event was denied despite President Omar al-Bashir's vow that freedoms should be respected.
The reason for SA expelling diplomat Jean-Claude Sindayigaya is not yet clear, but he has already left the country.
SA has expelled three Rwandan diplomats linked to a raid on an exiled general's Johannesburg home while Rwanda reacted by ordering out six SA envoys.
Flooding in Zimbabwe has stranded thousands of families, and the government cannot cope with sheltering them.
American evangelists were responsible for fostering a turning point in Uganda's attitudes towards LGBTI people.
Insiders say the troubled party is being starved of funds to force a change in its leadership.
Zimbabwe wants a single diamond mining company to operate in Marange, and it looks like the frontrunner is one with close links to Robert Mugabe.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Central African Republic can only succeed if it is given the opportunity to develop, writes David L Smith.
The president used his daughter's wedding to issue a warning to homosexual activists.
Transparency International Zimbabwe has called for the overhaul of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission amid concern that it is ineffective.
Secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa's failing health would prevent him from actively pursuing promotion at Zanu-PF's elective congress.
Details of a deal for an upmarket estate outside Harare for well-off state officials are secret.
Gunmen involved in the Nairobi shopping mall attack were in apparent disagreement over whether they should kill women and small children.
The trial of Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi has heard claims of torture and denial of medical treatment.
Sweden says it will stop development aid payments to Uganda "because of the anti-gay legislation" passed in late February.
The UN's World Food Programme says about 20 000 people have been displaced by fresh unrest in Sudan's Darfur region.