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Zimbabwean president's speeding entourage has killed 3 in recent weeks, but it has been frightening motorists for many years.
In Kampala, armed police raid a regional conference on the rights of gays. Amnesty denounces action as 'outrageous.'
New US Africa strategy emphasizes economic development while covertly the military gathers intelligence.
UN help needed to stop Islamist extremists in northern Mali from spreading terror across continent, say African leaders.
Angry Zimbabwean dictator urges South Africa to block investigation into charges of state abuse in Zimbabwe.
New president Joyce Banda cancels glittering AU meeting rather than invite Sudan President Omar al-Bashir.
BBC presenter Petroc Trelawney says he was well-treated in Bulawayo jail.
Continent's businesspeople need some basics in order to start 'doing it for themselves.'
Mugabe has presided over human rights abuses as well as the collapse of Zimbabwe's tourism. Why is he being honored?
Classical music specialist Petroc Trelawny was arrested at Bulawayo music festival.
The search for Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army needs more troops and helicopters, say field researchers.
Fire in Mimosa Platinum Mine blocks shaft and keeps workers underground for nearly 24 hours.
New report urges Liberia and Ivory Coast to pass legislation against domestic violence.
New leader plans to make Malawi one of 2 African countries where homosexuality is not a crime.
Gallup poll claims African leaders have very high approval ratings, but the survey may not be right.
But 88-year-old dictator says he must stay in power to prevent his Zanu-PF party from falling apart.
Former Liberian leader denies war crimes, charges prosecution paid witnesses to testify against him.
UN calls for Africa to increase food production to reduce malnutrition and to boost economic growth.
Zimbabwean senator suggests that women shave their heads, dress badly and stop taking baths to reduce their attractiveness.
American actor/director sponsors international competition for films and stars in short South African and Chinese movies.