More than half a million Mozambican women between the ages of 20 and 24 years old got married before the age of 18.
Zimbabwean peasant farmers accuse Billy Rautenbach of destroying their livelihoods.
The US car-booking company has signed agreements with Kia and Lagos-based Access Bank to reduce the down payment required for new vehicles.
Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base and stormed inside.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be quizzed on the economic crisis following his State of the Nation speech.
Analysts have said a series of court trials in Angola were designed to silence opposition to President José dos Santos.
After nine years in jail for corruption and reappointment as adviser to Lesotho’s Highlands Water Project, Masupha Sole is being investigated again.
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.