Africa today at a glance

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, flanked by his chief of staff Margaret Peterlin (L), meets with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa, on March 8, 2018. Mr Tillerson was in Ethiopia on his first official tour of Africa before traveling to Chad, Djibouti, Kenya and Nigeria where he was expected to meet with top leaders in each country. PHOTO | AFP 

International Women's' Day

The world marks the International Women's' Day

Tillerson in Africa

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets head of the African Union and Ethiopia's PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa at start of maiden trip to Africa.

Sierra Leone vote count

Sierra Leone awaits results following a landmark General Election that will see a new president take over from Ernest Bai Koroma

Bemba appeal verdict

The International Criminal Court (ICC) rules on appeal by former DR Congo vice-president Jean Pierre Bemba convicted for bribing witnesses.

Angolan veterans lament

A group of 1,800 Angolan opposition Unita war veterans lament exclusion from government's pension schemes.

Japan aids Luanda

Japan government grants Angola a $940,000 for demining and education projects

Malabo frees artists

An Equatorial Guinean court releases artist Ramón Esono Ebalé imprisoned on dubious charges for nearly six months. 

Can Kiir deliver on his promise of peace and stability in South Sudan?

Read Story:Can Kiir deliver on his promise of peace and stability in South Sudan?