Rwanda president Paul Kagame, accused the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) leader Felix Tshisekedi on Wednesday of using the violent crisis in his country's east to postpone elections.
Due to a decline in hydropower production brought on by the drought, Tanzanian authorities have begun rationing electricity.
Conflicts, coups, extreme poverty: Sudan is rocked by multiple crises, but environmental activist Nisreen Elsaim warns a bigger issue overshadows them all: climate change.
More than 600 people are now known to have died in Nigeria's worst floods in a decade, according to a new toll released on Sunday.
Africa's longest pipeline is being built near Gaya in southwestern Niger, near the border with Benin by Chinese and Nigerien engineers.
President Adama Barrow promised on Friday that The Gambia would step up public health measures, including better quality control of imported medicines, following the mysterious deaths of dozens of children.
Voters wrapped in traditional shepherd's blankets cast their ballots in Lesotho's general election on Friday, but observers saw little chance of ending the country's long-running political stalemate.
Captain Ibrahim Traore was named president of Burkina Faso on Wednesday after the second coup in the West African country in less than nine months.
In Morocco's scorching desert, the country's last remaining Berber nomads, the Amazighs, say their ancient way of life is under threat as climate change brings increasingly intense droughts.
President Yoweri Museveni has ousted his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as commander of Uganda's land forces, the military announced on Tuesday after he repeatedly tweeted threats to invade neighboring Kenya.