SA wedding venue refuses to host lesbian couple

Same-sex relations are legal in South Africa and protected in the constitution.

Africa's richest woman 'ripped off her country'

Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds, telecoms.

Top athlete flees anti-doping testers through the window

Anti-doping team had turned up unannounced at the training camp in Kapsabet.

'I caught HIV on a one-night stand'

A cautionary tale that reminds us that the virus is still spreading.

Ex-Angola President's daughter moots presidency run

Dos Santos is Africa's richest woman.

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree on Nile dam deal

Ethiopia wants to do it in six years, but Egypt has proposed at least a 10-year period.

Sudan reopens airspace after revolt quelled

Former employees of the National Intelligence and Security Service shut oilfields.

Egypt orders retrial of monks sentenced to death

Both men has tried unsuccessfully to commit suicide.

Kidnapping of sailors surges by 50% off West Africa

It represents 90% of global kidnappings reported at sea worldwide.

'Locust swarm' forces Ethiopia plane to divert

Thirty minutes later the plane landed safely but in the capital Addis Ababa instead.

The bus drivers who saved passengers from militants

The bullets grazed the side of the bus and punctured the front tyres.

Abiy responds to Trump's Nobel complaint

Trump implied that he should have got the Nobel Peace Prize.

The 'acidental journalist' who's been in court 137 times

Tanzania's Maxence Melo has been in court more than 100 times in the last three years.

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed got my nobel peace prize - Trump

Trump says he made a deal, saved a Ethiopia but Abiy got the Nobel [peace prize.

17 prisoners starve to death in DR Congo

Aid workers say deaths caused by a lack of food, medicine, as well as poor hygiene.

Sudan seizes assets of Bashir's former ruling party

Assets were seized under a law that was passed in November and ordered the party’s dissolution.

US sanctions first S Sudan VP over human rights abuse

Deng reportedly advised and influenced South Sudanese government official to execute.