Libya's eastern-based self-styled army says it is investigating abuses allegedly committed by its fighters in the city of Benghazi.
Judges at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday added a year to Jean-Pierre Bemba's 18-year jail term following the former Congolese vice president's conviction for attempting to bribe witnesses during his war crimes trial.
Zimbabwean police deployed water cannon and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition parties against changes to the voter registration process.
Germany says it will deport two men born in the country but whose parents are foreign - the first such case in German history.
An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya's Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m).
South African soccer was embroiled in another scandal on Monday when FIFA said the national team's World Cup qualifying win over Senegal last year was fixed, leaving the legacy of the country's hosting of the 2010 finals in more turmoil.
Morocco said on Monday that a $10 billion project to build a new industrial and technology hub near the northern city of Tangiers will be financed by Chinese group Haite (002023.SZ), BMCE's Bank of Africa, and the Moroccan government.
LILONGWE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malawi’s government is trying a new way to protect its fast-dwindling forests: Sending in the army.
Somalia's new prime minister named a 26-strong cabinet on Tuesday, including a former foreign affairs chief as finance minister and a BBC journalist as the country's top diplomat.