Tanzania?s main opposition presidential candidate, Tundu Lissu, has been summoned to appear before the National Electoral Commission's ethics committee on Tuesday after he alleged that President John Magufuli had convened a meeting with district executive directors to discuss rigging October's election.
A plan to launch a new currency to replace the CFA franc used by several countries in West Africa may not happen for at least five years.
Popular Zambian musician David Phiri, popularly known as Daev Zambia, died on Sunday in a road accident.
A protest was held outside the Nigerian High Commission last weekImage caption: A protest was held outside the Nigerian High Commission last week
Tanzania's opposition presidential candidate Tundu Lissu says police have teargassed his convoy in Nyamongo area, north of the country, as he was heading to a campaign meeting.
Children in Zimbabwe are returning to school for the first time in six months, but teachers from two unions are on strike after expressing health and safety concerns because of coronavirus.
Suspected Islamist militants on Sunday attacked the convoy of Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, while returning to the capital, Maiduguri.
Police in South Africa have arrested a 28-year-old man for impersonating a local mayor.
The exams were delayed for five months because of coronavirusImage caption: The exams were delayed for five months because of coronavirus