Brazil is awaiting the outcome of a congressional committee vote - a key step in the process to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.
David Cameron paid almost £76,000 in tax on an income of more than £200,000 in 2014-15, figures released by the prime minister have shown.
Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh has won a landslide victory in an election criticised by opposition parties and rights groups.
The son of South Africa's president has resigned from a company owned by a family accused of wielding undue political influence in the country.
The Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, will arrive in Accra on Thursday for a three-day state visit to Ghana.
The United Kingdom has given Ghana £4 million as part of efforts to entrench democracy particularly the running of elections in the West African country.
A new study suggests there is a growing market in the illegal trade of guns and weapons in Libya via social media sites, in particular Facebook.
The International Criminal Court has thrown out the case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto.
The first UN peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse in Central African Republic (CAR) have gone on trial in Democratic Republic of Congo.