The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Egypt parliament has overwhelmingly approved constitutional changes to remove term limits for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, allowing him to stay on power possibly until 2034.
The Latest on Nigeria's upcoming elections(all times local): 1:10 p.m. Nigeria's opposition says there are more than 1 million ghost voters on the national register head of Saturday's presidential election.
Nigeria's opposition says there are more than 1 million ghost voters on the national register head of Saturday's presidential election.
The South African government is reporting progress in the fight against rhino poaching.
Egypt's Parliament has begun voting over constitutional amendments to allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power, possibly until 2034, and further enshrine a role for the military in state affairs.
An umbrella of Sudanese independent professional unions is calling on people to march on the presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, to demand autocratic President Omar Bashir step down.
Libya's U.N.-backed government says that joint Libyan and U.S. forces have bombed alleged al-Qaeda militants in a southern desert town.
A booming new generation is emerging in Nigeria, with many members voting in their first election on Saturday after being raised during two decades of civilian rule.
Media in Zimbabwe say several dozen artisanal miners are missing after rains flooded mines while they were underground.
Despite the arrest, extradition and now conviction of narco-lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, his Sinaloa cartel marches on â€” and the proof is in huge, multi-drug shipments detected on the border in recent weeks.
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says he is baffled by a preliminary U.N. report that said racial discrimination against Africans "is endemic" in Belgium's institutions and that the nation needs to apologize for the crimes committed during its colonization of Congo.
The United Nations refugee agency says 13,000 people have fled renewed fighting and violence in parts of South Sudan in recent days, many into neighboring Congo.
Hundreds of demonstrators are gathering in different Sudanese cities, protesting against autocratic President Omar al-Bashir.
Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.
Baba Inuwa was pleased to move back to his vegetable farm in Nigeria's northeast, encouraged by the military's offensive against Boko Haram, the country's homegrown Islamic extremist rebels and by President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that the insurgency had been crushed.
Egypt's parliament has rescheduled for this week its vote on proposed changes to the constitution that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond his current term, which ends in 2020.
An international rights group is urging the United Nations to investigate alleged violations by Sudan's security forces against anti-government protesters.
The Latest on Algeria's presidential election (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Algeria's ailing president has announced that he will seek a fifth five-year term in April's election in the gas-rich North African nation.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body's summit in Ethiopia.
A record number of candidates want to run for Algerian president in April's election, amid growing uncertainty about whether ailing incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fit for a fifth term.