Zimbabwe's finance minister has pledged that the country will not take foreign investment capital in its indigenisation policy.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has warned that the CAR's struggles for power and resources has "degenerated into anarchy, hatred and ethnic cleansing".
Boko Haram has released a video message in which it claims responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, that killed at least 75 people.
In strife-torn CAR, many citizens have begun to long for the "good old days" of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the emperor who became infamous for his brutality.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at Europe's "homosexual nonsense", condemning the refusal of its leaders to accept his grip on power.
South Sudan has sent troops to secure a UN base which was attacked by gunmen on Thursday, who killed at least 48 people.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa has criticised a court interdict banning three Lesotho journalists from practising their craft.
SADC diplomats fear Zimbabwe may abuse its new positions to settle old scores with Europe, at the expense of the continent.
Is there reason to assume that Zimbabwe's independence was ever as fundamental a revolution as it has been popularly envisioned?
The faithful in Zimbabwe are praying for deliverance – and so is the ruling party.
Chenjerai Hove reminisces about what April 18 1980 meant for him.
'Rebels' from the MDC-T are looking to form an alliance against Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF - but without Morgan Tsvangirai.
Africans pay some of the highest charges in the world for interational money transfers - in sub-Saharan Africa it's almost double the global average.
Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Abuja in May, the event's Nigerian hosts says a large security operation is under way following a bomb blast.
Uganda's Parliament will probe reports that some female runners were subjected to sexual harassment and abuse while taking part in a training camp.
Nearly 800 000 voters in Guinea-Bissau are expected to take part in a ballot which could usher in new leadership.
A young entrepreneur is tapping the high demand for Nigerian movies.
Kenyans are losing patience with their ill-equipped and notoriously corrupt police force.
Prince Asiel Ben Israel faces a five-year prison sentences for trying to persuade US lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe's government.