Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday.
A coup attempt in Ethiopia's Amhara region occurred Saturday, according to Ethiopian officials.
More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday.
Dozens of people were killed and many others were injured when armed men attacked two villages in central Mali, the government said Tuesday.
One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said.
Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform.
One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves says it's been a year since it found an elephant that was killed by poachers.
Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, the country's first democratically-elected leader, has died, Egyptian state media reported Monday.
Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday.
Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said.
A social media movement created to expose Eritrea's closed regime is gaining momentum.
Since December, people in Sudan have been protesting their authoritarian president, finally ousting him in April.
People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country.
A woman in Ethiopia took her final year exams in hospital just 30 minutes after giving birth to a baby boy.