Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week's devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city's chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.
Zimbabwe’s Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa is reported to have suffered minor liver damage after doctors in South Africa detected traces of palladium poison in him.
Grigor Dimitrov clinched the biggest title of his career and enjoyed a huge confidence boost ahead of the US Open by beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 to win the Cincinnati Open on Sunday.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has announced it will be sending a delegation to the Democratic Republic of Congo which has witnessed heightened tension.
British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3,000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil.
A former female genital circumciser has revealed that she undertook the practice in Tanzania in order to receive money and the tail of a cow.
Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of Hollywood's most successful comedians, has died aged 91. A family statement said he died of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas on Sunday morning.
Libya's Sharara oilfield, the country's largest, has been shut down since Saturday because of a pipeline blockade, industry sources and an engineer said.
Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer and an oil tanker collided near Singapore, the Navy says.
Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country.