Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF has won the majority of seats in parliamentary elections, official results show, as vote counting continues separately in the presidential vote.
At least eight Nigerian civilians have been killed after a bomber from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group detonated his explosives at a mosque in the country's troubled northeast, a local militia and residents say.
A new round of peace talks is set to start in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, with the aim of ending the bloody civil war gripping neighboring South Sudan for more than four years.
A series of fierce clashes between rival armed groups in eastern Libya's key oil export ports has caused output to drop by nearly half, the head of Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) says.
South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Ethiopia for a face-to-face meeting with his arch-rival, President Salva Kiir, for the first time in two years in an effort to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war.
South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation by the Ethiopian government to hold talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa next week.