Sudan

Sudan opposition names five civilian members of sovereign council

Military rulers to also announce two more of its five members before both sides jointly choose a final civilian member.

Sudan opposition names five civilian members of sovereign council

Africa

Chad declares emergency in east after ethnic killings

The state of emergency will run for three months in Sila and Ouaddai regions where 50 people have died since August 9.

Chad declares emergency in east after ethnic killings

Sudan

Thousands celebrate as Sudan protesters, army sign deal

Cheering crowds fill Khartoum streets after generals and protest leaders ink final deal for transitional government.

Kenya

Kenyan fallout expected as president, deputy clash

There is a growing divide between President Kenyatta and Deputy Ruto, highlighted by a recent corruption scandal.

All you need to know about the clash between Kenyatta and Ruto

Inside Story

Will Sudan return to civilian rule?

A power-sharing deal between protesters and the army is signed and a council will temporarily run the country.

Sudan

Sudan protest leaders, generals sign transition deal

Military council and main opposition coalition sign power-sharing deal paving the way for transition to civilian rule.

Sudan protest leaders, military sign transitional government deal

Opinion

The colonial origins of extractivism in Africa

There is no such thing as a 'resource curse' and Africans are no more corrupt than others.

Amy Niang

by Amy Niang

Amy Niang

Inside Story

Can Zimbabwe's president fix ailing economy?

Emmerson Mnangagwa stands accused of failing to make good on his promises after taking power.

Cameroon

'Chinese, Ukrainian' seamen kidnapped in Cameroonian waters

The 17 sailors were seized from two ships that were attacked within hours while they were anchored off Douala port.

'Chinese, Ukrainian' seamen kidnapped in Cameroonian waters

Africa

Gabon's Ali Bongo makes first live public appearance after stroke

The 60-year-old attends commemorations in Libreville on eve of Gabon's anniversary of independence from France.

Gabon's Ali Bongo makes first live public appearance after stroke

Democratic Republic of the Congo

New Ebola front as cases spread

Year-long DRC outbreak spreads to third province, with a mother dying from disease and her child receiving treatment.

New Ebola front as first cases confirmed in DRC's South Kivu

AJ Impact

Protesters defy police ban to decry state of Zimbabwe's economy

Hundreds of demonstrators gathering in central Harare are met with batons and tear gas.

Protesters defy police ban to decry state of Zimbabwe's economy

Africa

Nigerian Shia leader, wife reject treatment in India, return home

Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife have been received by security operatives in Abuja and returned to custody.

Nigerian Shia leader, wife reject treatment in India, return home

AJ IMPACT

Zimbabwe police violently break up protests after court ban

Protesters are met with tear gas and beatings as riot police storm demonstration against a worsening economy.

Zimbabwe police violently break up protests after court ban

Africa

Zimbabweans to protest over economic crisis

Police in Zimbabwe are expecting violence at a protest on Friday against rising prices and poverty levels.