New bond notes will be introduced to mitigate against possible abuses of the new exchange and export incentive facility the bank has established.
Barely 24 hours after opposition leader's arrest he was reportedly in a coma and without medical attention.
The Gambia's justice minister is to talk about human rights at the Pan-African Parliament.
A chronology of key events in Burundi. April 26 marks one year since violence erupted over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.
Refugees panicked and drowned as the overloaded boat they were dumped on sank.
The North African country’s unity government is steadily strengthening its arm after a fragile start.
Zambian police have arrested more than 250 people after widespread riots and looting prompted by rumours of alleged ritual killings by Rwandans.
The head of the Nigeria Senate is accused of failing to declare his property and operating foreign accounts while in public office.
Leaks from the Panama Papers reveal a web of intrigue about how companies got the rights to drill for oil.
Leaked data reveals the hidden offshore assets of the president of the Senate.
Opposition parties have emerged at different stages of Zimbabwe’s post-independence history but none have seriously threatened Zanu-PF dominance.
The lucky few who survive Boko Haram’s raids are streaming into Minawao refugee camp, a Cameroonian refugee camp.
Opportunities for investment, growth and poverty reduction hinge on Infrastructure development, education and skills development and agriculture.
The number of minors used by Boko Haram in suicide attacks is 11 times higher than it was a year ago, a Unicef report finds.
Twitter is driving real pan-Africanism - in absolute terms, Egypt actually tweeted more on #FeesMustFall than SA, and Biafra was big in Gabon.
More UN troops in the DRC are accused of abusing those they were meant to protect - and face paternity claims from their alleged victims.
A $65-million contract was awarded to US-based Bridge International Academies - but the move has drawn international and local criticism.
The leaks have revealed the mafia’s business connection with Zacky Nujoma, the youngest son of Namibia's founding president, Sam Nujoma.
The AU is making efforts to popularise the use of a single African passport for travel across the continent.