Zimbabwe students union takes President Robert Mugabe to court over the awarding of a controversial doctorate of philosophy degree to Grace Mugabe.
The Zimbabwe National Students Union condemns university Vice-Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura for condoning Grace Mugabe's bogus doctorate.
It's payback time for those who can't afford to say no to the ruling party preparing for its congress.
Chad has followed the likes of Uganda in outlawing homosexuality in a recent wave of homophobia on the African continent.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai may want to up his street cred, but he'll have to find a way to leave the house first.
The questionable award of a doctorate to the first lady threatens to tarnish the University of Zimbabwe's reputation.
Political largesse broke the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe; now the state wants the public to fill up the coffers, but they are not amused.
Scaffolding for hire is just a small sign of a large informal industry.
As healthcare systems collapse from the strain, the race is on to find a treatment that works.
The International Criminal Court has opened a formal investigation into an "endless list" of atrocities committed in the Central African Republic.
While Nigeria's president has declared his country Ebola-free, 1.2-million people have been affected by a quarantine in Sierra Leone.
Cyril Ramaphosa is set to return to Maseru to encourage a regional mandate to help restore stability to the country following an attempted coup.
President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to investigate the cause of a building collapse, which has left at least 86 dead.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been summoned by the International Criminal Court for his role in election-related violence, but he has not co-operated.
In 2011, "prophet" TB Joshua was third on the Forbes list of Nigeria's five richest pastors with a net worth estimated at close to $15-million.
Eight people who were running Ebola workshops in a remote area of Guinea have been found dead after being attacked by locals, says the government.
Two former ministers in Zimbabwe say corruption is the reason costs have escalated on the Kariba power project.
There are fears the Zimbabwean government is selling off the country's mineral resources for a song.
Desperate government even removes rebates on foodstuffs imported by welfare groups.