16:15:34 Thu, 11th February
Security is tight at the South African parliament in Cape Town ahead of a highly-anticipated state of the nation address by President Jacob Zuma.
11:20:40 Thu, 11th February
At least 56 people are killed in a double suicide bombing at a camp sheltering people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.
01:34:35 Thu, 11th February
Foodies are turning to this new type of pepper
23:11:58 Wed, 10th February
The US raises concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi.