SADC diplomats fear Zimbabwe may abuse its new positions to settle old scores with Europe, at the expense of the continent.
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.
Bheki Makhubu, editor of the Nation in Swaziland, is being held in a maximum security prison before his trial for contempt charges start next week.
Many Western reporters downplayed the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi minority as "ethnic warfare", including Bartholomäus Grill. He looks back with shame.
Uganda's tourism board wants to cash in on those who are fascinated by the dictator's brutal reign.
Phillip Chiyangwa says residents' claim of state ownership of the property is a payment dodge.
Facing serious funding problems, the Zimbabwean government may switch on the money presses again.
Zimbabwe's manufacturing sector is threatened by cheap imports, a shortage of cash and little investment.
The economy has taken a turn for the worst but the party is confident it will overcome the problems.
A recent World Bank report says almost half of Zimbabweans run small businesses on the side.
Even the finance minister does not know where to find the cash to pay the state's pressing obligations.
A judge has ordered that a warrant of arrest be issued to the "Nation" editor Thulani Maseko and lawyer Thulani Maseko, who were released on Sunday.
Eight people have now recovered from the Ebola virus, which has a fatality rate of up to 90%.