The arrest of 12 Kenyan fishermen by Ugandan security operatives has caused fresh tension in Lake Victoria islands in western Kenya.
Authorities have denied claims by Amnesty International that Cameroon security forces were indiscriminately killing, arresting and torturing people in the English speaking area.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma told thousands of supporters outside court in Durban on Friday that his opponents were telling lies and he would be proven innocent in a corruption case against him.
Israeli authorities have filed charges against a Palestinian woman after a video showing her and her cousin slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank went viral.
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described herself as an imperfect leader when she accepted the prestigious $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.
Mr. Nevers Mumba, Zambian opposition party leader, has been jailed for three months for gaining access to the country’s state broadcaster by lying to a police officer.
Liberia’s vice president, Jospeh Boakai, has conceded the December 26 presidential run-off election to ex footballer, George Weah.