South African officials will inspect workplaces to see if firms are employing undocumented foreigners, the home affairs minister says.
South Africa's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been ruled "unconstitutional and invalid" by the High Court.
The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. There have also been warnings of famine in north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Why are there still famines and what can be done about it?
One of Africa's longest-serving heads of state turns 93 today -- but is showing no signs of slowing down.
The wife of Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President, Robert Mugabe, has said that he is so popular that if he died, he could run as a corpse in next year's election and still win votes.
At least 34 people have been killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Portuguese state prosecutors are bringing corruption charges against Angola's vice-president Manuel Vicente.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will not be able to afford an agreed presidential election this year, the government says.