Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours on Monday, which officials believe is a world record.
A ransomware attack is blamed for causing electricity supply problems in South Africa's biggest city.
A man who climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at the airport in Nigeria's Lagos city has been arrested, authorities said.
Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in Eurasia
Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center that killed at least 53 people.
Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of Khartoum
President says 'it's been heavily investigated' and suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to Saudi Arabia
Prescription drugs are saving lives in Africa, but ending them in America
General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara state
Sudanese activists are struggling to document reports of mass rapes during a June 3 paramilitary crackdown on a Khartoum protest camp. But security fears coupled with Internet cuts are making it an uphill task.
Attacks on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central Mali
Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday.
One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves marks a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts label an extraordinary development.
Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents show
Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protest
Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements.
The pride fled from Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves at over 7,500-plus square miles, and were spotted in the town of Phalaborwa near a mine, local officials said.
Military council called fresh elections after deadly crackdown on protest sit-in on Monday
At least 30 protesters were killed and hundreds injured on Monday when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union.