With the complex process of verifying and tallying votes expected to take days, rights campaigners and civil society groups accuse both candidates' camps of sharing misleading information online two days after the presidential vote.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, as he faces calls from campaigners to pressure Kigali over its human rights record and alleged support of DRC rebels.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) unveils new lucrative $100 million Super League to open more budget for the cash-strapped clubs on the continent.
Kenyans are praying for a peaceful transition of power after almost a decade under President Uhuru Kenyatta, but concerns about vote-rigging linger.
Kenya goes to the polls on Tuesday in a closely fought race to elect the fifth president since independence from Britain six decades ago. Here are some key facts about the vote.
The small African country is pushing its creditors to waive off some of the loan repayments, creating a path other low-income nations can benefit from.
Malagasy army is hunting down around 12 cattle rustlers, known locally as the dahalo, after they rounded up victims inside three houses and set the buildings on fire.
Mortar shells hit the base in Ato, sparking a gun battle between Al Shabab militants and Ethiopian forces.
The announcement from a senior Ethiopian official comes after his meeting with special envoys from the United Nations, the European Union and the United States.
The attack, claimed by Al Shabab militant group, occurred outside the administrative office in the town of Marka, police said.
Many African countries, which import Russian grain and energy while also buying Ukrainian grain and benefitting from Western aid flows and trade ties, have avoided taking sides over the conflict in Ukraine.
Passenger bus loses control on busy Meru-Nairobi highway and falls into Nithi River, killing 24 people, officials say.
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