Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN has said.
BBC: April 21, 2014
Somalis in Kenya say police are systematically soliciting bribes during an ongoing crackdown on suspected illegal immigrants. Police have denied the allegations.
April 10, 2014
The first two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Liberia, after spreading from neighbouring Guinea, where the deadly virus has killed 78 people.
BBC: March 31, 2014
At least three African nations are looking to add nuclear power to their grid.
March 27, 2014
An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned.
BBC: March 24, 2014
The fight against militant Islamists in Nigeria led to dozens of deaths, mostly of civilians, in three villages this weekend.
CNN: March 4, 2014
Nigeria will take on Greece, USA, and Scotland respectively in pre-World cup friendly matches, a Nigerian a match agent has revealed.
Premium Times: March 3, 2014
A South African judge has ruled that the trial of athlete Oscar Pistorius can be partially televised.
BBC: February 25, 2014
Nigeria will play a friendly match against Greece in the United States in June as part of their warm-up for this year’s World Cup.
February 18, 2014
The United Nations and international human rights groups say militias in the Central African Republic, known as the anti-Balaka, are carrying out an "ethnic cleansing" of the country's Muslim minority.
February 13, 2014