Africa

Nigerian ethnic violence: Conflict amplifies religious divide

An imam and a pastor have been mandated to try to heal the divide.

AJ Impact

For Nigeria, it's 2015 all over again

Pressure is again building on the naira, Nigeria's currency.

For Nigeria, it's 2015 all over again

Somalia

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

US Africa Command says persistent pressure limits armed fighters' freedom of movement.

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

AJ Impact

Nigeria defends currency reserves in face of $9bn UK court ruling

The ruling could force Africa's largest economy to turn over 20 percent of its foreign currency reserves.

Nigeria defends currency reserves in face of $9bn UK court ruling

AJ Impact

Ghana's financial nightmare: 70,000 people can't access savings

Investors are in for a wait as the country's markets regulator probes whether fund managers mishandled clients' money.

Ghana's financial nightmare: 70,000 people can't access savings

Sudan

Al-Bashir 'received $90m from Saudi Arabia'

At the start of al-Bashir's corruption trial, investigator tells court the sum included $25m from Saudi crown prince.

Sudan's ex-president al-Bashir 'received $90m from Saudi Arabia'

AJ IMPACT

Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned Bulawayo march

Rally was called by opposition Movement for Democratic Change as it looks to rally support against President Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned Bulawayo march

Democratic Republic of the Congo

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Healthcare workers in DR Congo continue to educate and treat people, trying to prevent further spread of the virus.

On the front line of the Ebola epidemic

Uganda

Uganda: At least 19 killed after fuel tanker crashes and explodes

The tanker, on its way from Kenya to the DRC, exploded after losing control and crashing into three cars.

Uganda: At least 19 killed after fuel tanker crashes and explodes

Africa

Zimbabwe police ban another protest against economic woes

Police cite 'security concerns' in banning demonstration planned for Monday in Bulawayo.

Zimbabwe police ban another protest against economic woes

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.