About 40 people gathered in a discreet lakeside cove an hour's drive from Uganda's capital, Kampala, to celebrate gay pride on Saturday.
Gabon's constitutional court has upheld President's Ali Bongo's re-election victory, rejecting an appeal by rival Jean Ping, who had called for a recount over widespread allegations of fraud.
Libyan authorities said Tuesday they were searching for two Italians and a Canadian abducted at gunpoint near the Algerian border, while another official said three North Koreans kidnapped more than a year ago have been freed from Islamic State group militants.
More than 50 people were killed Monday in clashes between protesters and security forces in the Congolese capital Kinshasa, opposition groups said, calling for further anti-government demonstrations.
A powerful car bomb killed a Somali military general and five of his bodyguards in the capital Sunday, according to a Somali police officer.
Zimbabwe police on Sunday denied using bullets to disperse protests against President Robert Mugabe at the weekend, as activists called for electoral reforms ahead of general elections in 2018.
Forces opposed to Libya's unity government on Tuesday seized a fourth oil port, completing their takeover of vital installations in the North African country's "oil crescent," a military source said.
Congolese former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda on Wednesday again refused to attend his war crimes trial on the seventh day of a hunger strike which is posing a legal dilemma for international judges.
Edgar Lungu is set to be inaugurated as president of Zambia on Tuesday, after a last-minute court bid by a defeated opposition candidate failed to halt the ceremony.
Libya's U.N.-backed unity government lost control Monday of a third oil port seized by rival forces, raising fears of a major outbreak of fresh violence in the chaos-ridden country.