The trouble is Mugabe probably knows that, according to international laws, he’s not much better than those he is criticising.
President Jacob Zuma says ideas to replace Africa's democratically elected governments from outside the continent must be rejected.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been granted his request to be excused from some court sessions during his trial at the ICC.
As the continent progresses in key areas, Mo Ibrahim says we need to move decisively away from both Afro-optimistic and Afro-pessimistic headlines.
An extraordinary summit this weekend seeks to ease tension between the African Union and the ICC.
With many observers barred from covering Zimbabwe's election, the AU and SADC are becoming the world's eyes and ears in a test of their credibility.
In celebrating Africa Day, the ANC has said the quest for economic independence and development in Africa remains an ideal.
Carefully honed and systematically applied reconciliation policies could serve to strengthen cooperation and renewal on the continent.
Rebels in the Central African Republic who have advanced towards the capital Bangui warned they could enter the city.
The AU's new broom Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is cleaning up the neighbourhood. But what about home?
South Africa continued to play hardball this week with Western powers, even as it backed down and recognised Libya's National Transitional Council.
His arrival may have been low-key, but veteran Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is likely to steal the spotlight at this weekend's European Union-Africa summit with his first trip to Europe in more than two years. Usually the subject of a travel ban from the EU, Mugabe touched down in Lisbon late on Thursday.
The African Union starts a heads-of-state summit in Addis Ababa on Thursday seeking to bolster the body's capacity to solve conflicts such as the crises in Darfur and Somalia. Since its inception in 2002, the pan-African body has lacked the funds and political drive to take effective action on the continent's flashpoints.
Senegal wants the international community to guarantee a peace accord between Chad and Sudan to end years of conflict between the two feuding neighbours, President Abdoulaye Wade said. The Senegalese leader will host the signing of a peace pact on Wednesday between Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir
A delegation of the world's elder statesmen on Tuesday called for an immediate ceasefire in Sudan's Darfur and for the international community to urgently honour its pledge to send in a peacekeeping force. "The future of Darfur, and indeed the whole of Sudan, sits on a knife-edge," said a report following a fact-finding mission.
The military operation to oust the rebel leader of the Comoros island of Anjouan was hailed on Friday as a success by the African Union, in dire need of a boost to its conflict-resolution record. The first ever AU-backed plan to remove a renegade leader came after failed negotiations.
The Indian Ocean archipelago nation of Comoros said it had captured the capital and airport of the rebel island of Anjouan on Tuesday in a African Union-backed seaborne assault. "Our troops have their feet on the ground ... The assault has started well and good," Mohamed Bacar Dossar, a presidential official in charge of defence, said.
South Africa said on Wednesday it plans to use its presidency of the United Nations Security Council in April to enhance security cooperation between the world body and the African Union on the continent. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aziz Pahad said that South Africa would call a summit this month at the UN to discuss conflict resolution in Africa.
South Africa urged rich countries on Tuesday to provide the hardware required for the deployment of a hybrid United Nations-Africa peacekeeping force in the strife-torn Darfur region of western Sudan. The Darfur conflict between rebels and a pro-government militia has claimed an estimated 200 000 lives in the past four years.