Challenger Morgan Tsvangirai blasts the vote as rigged and calls for investigation. But the African Union says vote is 'free and fair.'
Here are some surprising figures ahead of Zimbabwe's July 31 election.
Instead of arresting the Sudanese leader who faces 10 charges, including genocide and war crimes, Nigeria gave him the red carpet treatment.
A Jubaland warlord backed by Kenya flew to another semi-autonomous region in Somalia and was hailed this weekend as Jubaland's president.
Mogadishu says Nairobi is creating an autonomous state of Jubaland on its border and backing a hand-picked warlord to run it. It's asking Kenyan troops to leave.
Al Shabab fighters launch one of worst attacks since being largely driven out of the Somali capitol two years ago. 'We knew it was dangerous here,' says UN spokesman in country.
The suicide bomber detonated a car filled with explosives near the convoy in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, killing seven. The Qataris were unharmed.
Al Shabab militants in Somalia killed 19 people Sunday in three bomb attacks that targeted Mogadishu's main court complex and an aid convoy.
The French drove out Islamist rebels in northern Mali. But can France and its African allies translate those victories into regional stability and peace?
The hunted man is as weak as he's ever been. But the Central African Republic, the country that's hosting Kony's hunters, proved to be weaker yet.