Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were imminent, just hours after three African former presidents were named to help mediate the two-week-old crisis.
Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on Saturday, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.
Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis on Tuesday urged the Sudanese transitional military council and opposition groups to hold direct talks on Wednesday to agree on remaining unresolved issues.
DR Congo's top court said it will give its verdict Saturday on final presidential election results which have been challenged at home and abroad, spurning an appeal from the African Union to suspend the announcement.
Qatar and the African Union (AU) Commission have affirmed joint efforts to reintegrate irregular migrants into their communities.
Al Shabaab insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.
Togo's leader Faure Gnassingbe should resign immediately and the African Union and West African regional bloc ECOWAS should persuade him to step down if he does not, Gambia's Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe said.
Somali militants have ambushed and killed 12 Ugandan troops serving under the African Union (AU) in Somalia, a Ugandan Defence Ministry spokesman said Monday.
African Union has lashed the EU for saying it will pay Burundian peacekeepers in Somalia directly, rather than through their government, ostensibly to prevent the money being diverted to the regime in Bujumbura.
Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist militant group attacked a military base of Ethiopian soldiers serving with an African Union force on Thursday, with both sides saying they had inflicted a heavy toll on their opponents.