Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world's largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday.
At first glance there's nothing out of the ordinary about the regional airport in George, a town of just 150,000 residents on South Africa's south coast.
The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage across the country, especially in the restive Oromia region.
The moderate Islamist Party of Justice and Development (PJD) has won Morocco's national elections, according to official results released Saturday, despite frustration with its handling of the economy in its five years in power and a challenge from a party close to the royal palace.
Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu shed tears of gratitude on his 85th birthday on Friday in South Africa, where he presided over a cathedral Mass despite his poor health.
Moroccans went to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament, five years after an Islamist-led government took office following Arab Spring-inspired protests that toppled regimes across the region.
Guinea will hold its first local elections in 12 years in February 2017, an opposition spokesman said Thursday, following prolonged talks with the ruling party over the timetable for a vote already postponed several times.
Ghana has expressed its intention to remove a statue of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi from a university in the capital, citing a controversy over what critics call his "racist identity."
A South African investigator who reported on a spending scandal that seriously weakened President Jacob Zuma is rushing to complete another investigation involving the president's conduct, just one week before she leaves her post.
A student runs from an exploding stun grenade thrown by anti-riot police as they disperse a demonstration over fee increases at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Oct. 4.