Liberia

Liberia's Unity Party expels President Johnson Sirleaf

In a disappointing closing chapter to her 12 years as the first elected female president in Africa, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is being expelled from her Unity Party.

Weather

Tropical cyclone threatens Mauritius and Reunion

Southern Indian Ocean in line for collision with strengthening storm.

Tropical cyclone threatens Mauritius and Reunion

Interactive

Forced at 15: The young brides of Niger

How young girls in the West African country are fighting back against child marriage.

Forced at 15: The young brides of Niger

Sudan

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

Khartoum says its facing a 'threat' from its eastern border as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise.

Sudan deploys more troops to Eritrea border

Inside Story

ANC turns 106: What's next for S Africa's ruling party?

South Africa's ANC marked its 106th anniversary with celebrations on Saturday in Eastern Cape.

Opinion

A Trump decree is killing innocent civilians in Somalia

Trump's new relaxed rules of engagement are killing civilians and breeding the next generation of anti-US fighters.

Jamal Osman

by Jamal Osman

Jamal Osman

Zambia

Zambia cholera crisis: 'Burying people by the hundreds'

Zambia's government says it will ease some of the emergency measures it introduced to stamp out a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 72 people.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflict, flooding and cholera worsen DR Congo plight

There is a military operation against an armed group accused of killing peacekeepers, widespread flooding has destroyed many homes, and a major cholera outbreak has plagued the country.

Zambia

Is Zambia making progress in its fight against cholera?

Officials say international school and some shopping centres to reopen, but residents remain worried about the disease.

Zambians worried despite 'progress' against cholera

Opinion

Trump rage ignores the truth

Poor people living in the slums of Africa and Haiti have indeed a miserable life.

Sisonke Msimang

by Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang

South Africa

The new ANC: Calls for South African leadership change

Cyril Ramaphosa, the man likely to succeed South African President Jacob Zuma, laid out his vision during his first major public appearance since being elected president of the African National Congress.

Tanzania

Tanzania leader rules out extending presidential terms

President Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms from five years to seven, his party says.

Tanzania leader rules out extending presidential terms

Africa

DR Congo army launches offensive against ADF rebels

The attack comes as a response to an ambush on a UN base in North Kivu that killed 15 peacekeepers.

Africa

Zambia cholera outbreak: Riots over emergency measures

Street vendors arrived on the outskirts of the Zambian capital Lusaka to find that their food stalls had been shut down after they had set up shop in defiance of emergency measures that banned public gatherings and imposed a curfew.

Donald Trump

African states demand Trump apologise for racist remark

Group of African ambassadors to the UN condemn 'xenophobic' comment by US president and call for retraction.