Looks like Angola has its own problems with presidential progeny

While former president Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, has not been arrested on corruption charges, he has been named at the state capture inquiry as one of those ...

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari under fire over ‘astronomic’ fuel bill

Questions are being asked about the government’s management of oil sales and earnings

Tanzanian president orders arrests of ferry management after Lake Victoria disaster

More than 130 people were confirmed dead by late Friday, while rescuers continued searching for missing victims

In the land of the Swazis, the king is still king, and that's not going to change soon

In the former Swaziland, where political parties are banned, so-called voters says there is 'only one boss'

Kenyan MPs back bid to halve VAT on petrol

But some MPs warn that lower tax on fuel will create a big funding gap

Police escort for Museveni’s rival

Prominent challenger to the president received treatment in the US for injuries he says were sustained during torture by security forces

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree

Botswana's antipoaching officials demand to see Elephants Without Borders′s proof of poaching

New Liberian law gives land to generations-old occupants

President George Weah signs the Land Rights Act into law after four years of debate in the legislature

Tense DRC awaits election clarity

Electoral commission to announce list of candidates as protests mount

Bemba to appeal against bribery sentence but will miss poll

The former DRC vice-president was barred from the elections because of his bribery conviction

Uganda on edge over return of Bobi Wine

The homecoming of Robert Kyagulanyi could present a significant challenge to the incumbent Museveni

eSwatini braces for ‘election’

The king wields absolute power, making parliamentary elections like no other

Kgalema Motlanthe takes oath for violence probe in Zimbabwe

At least six died in the military crackdown that followed the disputed July 30 national election

Zambia’s Edgar Lungu fires minister over graft scandal

Community development minister Emerine Kabanshi was fired for alleged misuse of funds meant for a social payments programme

Donors halt aid to Zambian social welfare scheme over suspected misuse

The UK and Finland have frozen funding of a social welfare scheme, suspecting that $4m has been misappropriated

Central banks shift course as turmoil shakes Africa

Banks are likely to usher in an end to the continent’s easing cycle

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