Swaziland's Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi has since Saturday locked himself and his family in his mansion, avoiding arrest.
In her first interview since being voted out of office, former Malawi president Joyce Banda discusses her eight-month absence from the country.
His promise to tackle corruption in Nigeria should begin with political party funding.
Nigeria says it is summoning the South African ambassador to express its concern over the attacks on fellow Africans and to protest against it.
King Mswati III has fired Minister of Justice and Constitutional affairs, Sibusiso Shongwe, who was arrested on Monday for alleged corruption.
Mohammed Morsi has been convicted of ordering the arrest and torture of protesters involved in the 2012 clashes in Cairo.
The justice minister and two judges have been arrested, although police have held off arresting controversial Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi
Smugglers responsible for putting migrants to sea in inadequate vessels say they do not force refugees to board any boat against their will.
Hundreds more people are believed to have drowned when a fishing boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsized off Libya.
Beheadings and shootings latest in line of atrocities committed by Islamic State.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent.
Swaziland's Chief Justice, Michael Ramodibedi has openly defied King Mswati III's summons and skipped to South Africa.
The opposition parties appear to be boycotting their own anti-election boycott event.
The vexed leftovers of the apartheid military are reportedly turning the tide in Nigeria.
Africa loves its women candidates - only that it almost never votes them in, writes Christine Mungai.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram fighters.
Millions of Sudanese are registered to vote in the country's upcoming elections, but Omar al-Bashir is expected to win another five years in office.
Robert Mugabe, on a rare state visit to South Africa this week, spoke off the cuff in a monologue that varied from pointed to rambling to witty.
Some welcome the security move but Somalia's president says a barrier can't stop an ideology.