Former Sudanese Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi has been transferred to the United Arab Emirates for treatment after contracting coronavirus.
Police in the South Africa's city of Cape Town are investigating the killing of seven people in a shooting in the Gugulethu area.
The chairman of the African Union commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned recent killings in Ethiopia following inter-communal violence.
Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been taken away by the police after he was cleared to run by the electoral commission, reports the BBC's Patience Atuhaire.
Bashir has already been convicted of corruptionImage caption: Bashir has already been convicted of corruption
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast appeared to have averted large-scale violence on Saturday in a presidential election boycotted by the opposition, although there were conflicting reports of scattered unrest in the provinces.
JOHANNESBURG - South African pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare APNJ.J said on Monday it had reached a preliminary agreement with Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N to commercially manufacture its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, sending its shares higher.
The ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party candidate - who according to the electoral body won 84% of the vote while rival Tundu Lissu of the Chadema party received 13%, affirmed his win and announced that he has no intention of seeking a third term.
Lion cubs have been spotted in prides from Kenya's Maasai Mara, Nairobi National Parks and the Amboseli park — with the number of lion cubs being born across the country suggesting a baby boom. Perhaps in part due to ongoing initiatives in the region, where conservationism positively meets tradition.