Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be quizzed on the economic crisis following his State of the Nation speech.
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir has signed a deal, saying he did so with "serious reservations", to end a conflict with rebels.
For first time in over 15 years, Mugabe openly asked for Western re-engagement in the ailing Zimbabwe economy in his State of the Nation address.
The Horn of Africa state is going to great lengths to derail activism and stifle criticism online.
There is no money for compensation, but 23 white-owned farms have been targeted.
A Ugandan judge has called on all African nations to unite to effectively counter terrorism.
President Pierre Nkurunziza has been sworn in for a controversial third term in power following elections last month.
Pakalitha Mosisili came under fire after he objected to the terms of reference of the organisation’s inquiry into security conditions in his country.
Men sent to stabilise the Central African Republic are accused of sexual violation and civilian death.
Creating a country for refugees may be a wild idea but solutions must be found for the desperate.
The continent is two years away from being certified polio-free but violent insurgencies could hamper efforts to finally eradicate the virus.
What the increased ties between Russia, India, China and Brazil mean for Africa remains unclear.
Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram say the government is punishing them for unknown sins and sentencing them to death.
In meeting the demand for higher education, African countries should resist the urge to blindly copy Western university models.
Unscrupulous deals, political interference and poor governance cause massive losses for Zimbabwe's retirees.
The front-line teams, who carry the stigma of the disease, need psychological support.
A ruling in Zimbabwe's Supreme Court has seen thousands of workers retrenched without benefits.
Five Burundi government officials have been killed by unidentified assailants since Sunday, police said, a sign of rising insecurity in the country.
Guinean President Alpha Condé has said his country is ready to aid its West African neighbours in the regional fight against the Islamist militants.