Boko Haram has stepped up cross-border attacks into Cameroon in recent weeks, including a number of high-profile kidnappings.
US officials are working with West African governments and aid groups to help stop the virus spreading further as known cases head for 1 100.
Swaziland's high court has sentenced an editor and a human rights lawyer to two years for contempt of court over articles critical of the judiciary.
France has revealed that all passengers and crew on board an Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali died in the tragedy, wiping out several families.
Questionable investments and unsecured loans leave investors, mostly pensioners, in the lurch.
Bulawayo turns 120 this year but the city has little to celebrate after its once-thriving economic sector has all but crumbled.
For Zimbabwe, the re-opening of the fast-food outlet is a good sign.
Parents of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram describe their anguish, 100 days on.
Low-cost airline Fly Africa opens one route in September and looks into more, which may upset Air Zimbabwe's popular Harare-Bulawayo route.
Obama may struggle to persuade African leaders to step down timeously at leadership summit.
Security officials are monitoring the entire mining process in a desperate bid to raise funds.
An airline company source says contact with a plane carrying some 110 people was lost while it was in Malian airspace approaching Algeria.
Meriam Ibrahim, whose death sentence was overturned after international outcry, has arrived with her husband and two children in Italy.
Hate speech is on the rise in African media and could be avoided if media houses were financially stable and independent, say media leaders.
Seven people were killed when gunmen attacked a bus at the Kenyan coast where previous attacks had left 87 people dead, the Kenya Red Cross said.
A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.
Nobel prizewinner hits out at 'Boko Haramism' of Nigerian culture and the banalisation of graft.
Leaders push for 'local' solutions to prevent the judicial system from preying on the weak. "All the statistics show only Africa is targeted."
What happened to the R54-million paid out for a timber mill that was never built?