An African political lesson from Uganda: Don’t insist an election was rigged, or hold your own swearing in>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
Museveni and Besigye are caught in a death dance that can go badly for Uganda, and illustrates the end game for Africa's revolutionary parties
Military says wounded another 40 terrorist and destroyed 27 four-wheel pick-up trucks, suggesting a massive deployment by the militants
Bujumbura warned would be a “big mistake” for it to shoot continental peacekeepers
That the constitution change went off without drama in Rwanda, is indicative of how deeply seated the memories of the genocide still are
2.5 million Nigerians – more than population of Namibia, Botswana – flee war, but Buhari enters 2016 with high support>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
If the Nigerians who have fled their homes because of Boko Haram attacks were a country, they would be Africa’s 42nd largest nation
South African Airways picks new CEO—its seventh in three years as African carriers' struggles continue>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
Thuli Mpshe held the position for just four months after the departure of her predecessor; state-owned carrier continues to absorb taxpayer funds.
UPDATE: Rwanda's Kagame accuses Burundi leaders of 'massacres'; thousands flee Bujumbura fearing crackdown>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
Seven people executed by gunmen in Burundi bar attack as police launch weapon raids.
Blows, tears and jeers as Zanzibar vote cancelled in Tanzania polls; opposition wants entire election scrapped>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
Poll boss says Zanzibar electoral commissioners were partisan and even exchanged blows because of differences among them.
What do Burundi, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Algeria, Tunisia, Cameroon, Uganda, Chad, Congo, Rwanda, have in common?>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
Over the last 15 years, from all corners of Africa, the term limit has been attacked. Critics say it's "foreign". Supporters say it brings stability.
Terrorists kill 4 Tunisian soldiers; Africa watches nervously if Arab Spring poster child can hold up>AFP and M&G Africa Writer
For the continent, a failure in Tunisia would send the message that popular uprisings are in vain, because nothing good comes of them in the end.