In The Spotlight
South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision.
President Muhammadu Buhari gave assurance to Nigerians in Germany today that his administration will be unrelenting in prosecuting the anti-corruption war.
A corruption investigation expected to contain damning allegations against South African President Jacob Zuma will not be published on Friday, as planned.
A 21-year-old level 200 student of Geography, Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi, Solomon Aondoaseer and his 20-year-old girlfriend, Doofan Agbaja, have been killed by members of a rival cult group in Makurdi.
Dangote Group is investing about $20 billion into gas pipeline infrastructure, power generation, petrochemical, fertiliser, sugar refinery and petroleum refinery in the country.
The chief whip of South Africa's governing political party has called on its entire leadership - including President Jacob Zuma - to step down.
The son of renowned Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed more than 20 years ago, has died in London. Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, 47, passed away after suffering a stroke, his family say.
The European Union should be prepared for returning jihadists if the so-called Islamic State (IS) is driven out of its Iraqi stronghold, Mosul, the EU's security commissioner warns.
Peru's environmental agency is investigating the deaths of some 10,000 frogs whose bodies have been found in a river in the south of the country.