Hundreds of people are arrested in connection with anti-migrants violence in South Africa.
The United Nations has said several billions of US dollars are needed by the end of March to help millions at risk of starvation in Africa and elsewhere.
Residents of Lagos in Nigeria are counting their losses after fire swept through the area over the weekend.
South Sudan's government and United Nations(UN) agencies have declared a famine in parts of the war-torn country, the first famine to be declared anywhere in the world for six years.
Mozambique is counting the cost of Cyclone Dineo. The storm swept through the country earlier this week.
A new study has presented evidence that earth might have an 8th continent called Zealandia.
A strike by junior doctors in Zimbabwe has entered its third day. The health professionals downed tools Wednesday, protesting against a freeze on jobs and allowances.
It has been six years since the NATO-backed revolt ended the rule of Libya's Muammar Gadaffi. Despite efforts to steer the country to recovery, Libya remains in turmoil, bogged down by insecurity and chaos.
A southern Chinese city is home to tens of thousands of African entrepreneurs.
Africa's food security is under threat from a crop-ravaging caterpillar, called the army worm.
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