June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labour. The UN estimates that 168 million children are being put to work globally.
WHO has confirmed a second case of the Ebola virus in the DRC. The news comes after an outbreak of 17 other suspected cases in the past week.
Two South African soldiers have been accused of sexual exploitation in incidents that took place in October 2016 and January 2017
Congo official flags budget worries over already delayed election
The ICC said that 14 key witnesses had been coached about what to say and that Bemba and four other defendants had conspired to present false evidence
The unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo started on Monday after its election commission decided to try to postpone the next presidential vote.
Dag Hammarskjöld, as second Secretary-General, sought to shape the UN as an organisation devoted to peace.
Il est mort sur scène dimanche vers 5 heures du matin, après s'être effondré en plein concert à Abidjan
October vote modified the constitution, removing a 70-year age limit and two-term barrier to enable him to extend his rule
Rwanda shaves president’s term to 5 years, as Senegal, Liberia plan similar cuts. Kagame 3rd term remains on course
While a few countries look to cut presidential terms, in others leaders are getting more bites at the cherry as their stay in office gets extended.
UPDATED: 10% or 70% turnout? No matter, as Congo officials say over 90% backed president-for-life vote
Bid to extend Sassou Nguesso's 31 years in power has now been adopted, government says. He has been in power for all but five years since 1979.
Maasai hairdressers, Congolese tailors – with more flights and good business, Zambia is an African melting pot
Just over a year ago, these men were herding cattle in Kenya's plains; today they are leading braiders of women's hair in Lusaka.
Court orders Kenyan teachers to end strike - are Africa's educators greedy or damned? Here are the numbers
In some countries teachers are paid less than a gardener or security guard in the rich suburbs of cities like Nairobi and Johannesburg.
Last month Chad banned Islamic veils after terror attacks in its capital, following earlier similar action by Congo.
Their aim was to make the heart of Africa a bulwark against neocolonialism and "Yankee imperialism".
5 big global risks for 2015; some good news for Zimbabwe, Egypt, Tunisia; bad for Angola and Nigeria
Mining- and energy-heavy nations in Africa — Angola, Cameroon, Congo, and Nigeria — all face weaker incomes and likely spending cuts.
Despite Ethiopia being the first country in SSAfrica to have a railway, a train has not left Addis Ababa in six year - that's about to change.
Spruce up your knowledge of the continent, by putting your mind to the right literature.
The year marked one of the most intense struggles between good, glory, evil, tragedy and shame on the continent.