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 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.
Desperate government even removes rebates on foodstuffs imported by welfare groups.
Ebola could become a major humanitarian crisis in countries currently affected, according to UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos.
The Zimbabwe diaspora continues to play second fiddle in the country's politics and has remained at the mercy of various political agendas.
Doubt has been cast on the authenticity of the first lady's PhD, which bolsters her bid for a top party post.
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.
Grace Mugabe - a recent PhD graduate and leader of Zanu-PF's women's league - may be destined to take the helm from her 90-year-old husband Robert.
Namibia’s elite have benefited from billions in rough diamonds over the past six years
The government has reversed its announcement that only nationals can work in the country, saying employment regulations "will be discussed later".
The "prophet" of Nigeria's Synagogue Church of All Nations is claimed to have healed a man in a wheelchair, a deaf woman, and even cured Aids.
The government has ordered all non-citizens replaced with vetted nationals, sparking fears that the war-torn country is headed for complete collapse.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe voiced his support for Russia, describing Western sanctions against Moscow as "illegal".
Lesotho may head to the polls soon in an attempt to restore political stability, as the country's leadership crisis appears to be intensifying.
SA will meet regional leaders after they failed to resolve a crisis sparked two weeks ago by an aborted coup.
The African sense of kinship is more forgiving, but also very insular, writes Lee Mwiti.