Kenya to hire foreign doctors as strike talks fail again
Kenyan authorities said Wednesday they would hire foreign doctors to get public hospitals running again after talks failed to end a strike that has crippled healthcare for 94 days.
South Africa revokes decision to leave ICC
South Africa has formally revoked its controversial decision to leave the International Criminal Court following last month's High Court ruling that such a move would be unconstitutional.
Ex-general forms rebel group to topple South Sudan leader
A former South Sudanese general has announced the formation of a new rebel group aimed at overthrowing the government after more than three years of civil war.
UN chief Guterres in Somalia to discuss famine threat
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Somalia Tuesday to discuss a hunger crisis which has pushed the country to the verge of famine with new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.
Mugabe back home after medical review in Singapore
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe returned home Sunday from Singapore where he had flown earlier this week for a medical review, his spokesman said.
Senegal and Gambia announce new era of ties
New President Adama Barrow has described French-speaking Senegal, which almost entirely surrounds his Anglophone nation, as The Gambia's "best friend", breaking with fractious years under his predecessor Yahya Jammeh.
Two dead in Burkina Faso 'jihadist' attack
A school director and a villager in a Burkina Faso province on the border with Mali were killed Friday in a suspected attack by jihadists, security and local officials said.
Zimbabwe journalists arrested over Mugabe health report
Two Zimbabwean journalists were arrested Friday over a newspaper report that described President Robert Mugabe as "in bad shape" when he flew to Singapore for what officials called a scheduled medical check-up.