Report blames pilot error for Tanzania plane crash

Nineteen people were killed in the 6 November crash into Lake Victoria.

Ex-DR Congo militia leader appointed minister

He was convicted of failing to prevent his militia from committing crimes.

Organ-trafficking plot politician and wife guilty

The Old Bailey heard the organ was for the couple's daughter, Sonia, aged 25.

SA to consult Russia over Putin's arrest warrant

Last week, the ICC issued an arrest warrant against Mr Putin over alleged war crimes in Ukraine.

White House warns Uganda of sanctions over anti-gay bill

It is awaiting a presidential assent before becoming law.

Nigeria's Tinubu travels to Paris, London, to 'rest'

According to Mr Rahman, the president-elect will later observe Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Inside Somalia's hidden world of sex work

The seaside resorts, upmarket restaurants, hotels and fresh food are huge attractions.

Militants killed in Burkina Faso air raid - report

Burkina Faso has made the crackdown on militants across the country a top priority.

Namibians scramble for VIP food at independence fete

Local media reported chaos in Outapi, where the celebrations were held.

Peter Obi kicks off legal challenge to Nigeria election result

Obi of the Labour Party came third in last month's poll.

Ugandan parliament passes bill to jail gay people

Individuals could face lengthy prison terms if the bill is signed into law by President Museveni.

Nigeria must punish election bullies - US

At least 21 people were killed in the violence, the EU says.

Putin says ties with Africa a priority to Moscow

He said Russia will share its technologies with African nations and continue helping produce electricity.

Sacked Facebook moderators in Kenya sue Meta

They also say they were blacklisted from applying for the same roles at another outsourcing firm.

Senegal leader says it's legal to seek third term

Critics accuse his government of using the courts to sideline the opposition politician, Ousmane Sonko.

French and US hostages freed in West Africa

Their release was secured following efforts by authorities in Niger.

Somalia drought may have killed 43,000 last year - UN

In 2011, a famine in Somalia killedĀ over a quarter of a million people.