Hundreds of Thousands of Togolese were on the street 7th and 8th of September, 2017, to demand a change in government

Togo braces for fresh nationwide protests

Togo on Thursday was bracing for another round of demonstrations in its seaside capital and other cities called by opposition groups intent on ending...
Odinga and Uhuru

Uhuru Kenyatta calls Supreme Court election ruling a ‘coup’

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country’s Supreme Court staged a “coup” against the will of the people when it annulled last...
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi

Filipe Nyusi gets party endorsement for 2019 Mozambique election

The Political Commission of the ruling party in Mozambique, Frelimo, has elected the current president of the country Filipe Nyusi to be the candidate...

Kenya, Ethiopia could overtake Nigeria, S. Africa in attracting investment

A report released by a global risk consultancy, Control Risks, on Thursday show that Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine Africa's economic giants, Nigeria,...

EU says spot checks show confusion, not conspiracy in Kenya election

Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on...
Lydia Mathias, Principal of Husari, junior secondary school speaks during an interview with Reuters outside a classroom in Michika village, northeast Nigeria

How Buhari top official got tangled in Nigerian aid scandal

When millions of people in northeast Nigeria faced hunger and attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in March 2016, the government acted: it...

Libya gets support for planned election

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson say they are committed to restoring a functioning government in Libya. Speaking in...

3 more cars torched in South African taxi war

A violent feud between South African meter taxi drivers and ride-hailing services Uber and Taxify escalated with another three vehicles torched using petrol bombs,...

IOC names Paris, Los Angeles hosts of 2024, 2028 Olympics

Paris was awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles the 2028 Games on Wednesday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades...

Niger, Mali leaders seek funding for new anti-jihadist force

Mali and Niger, two of the West African nations worst affected by jihadist violence, appealed  for international funding for a regional force they have...

Girl suicide bomber kills 5 in Cameroon mosque

A girl with a bomb strapped to her walked into a mosque in northern Cameroon where it exploded, killing five worshippers in an attack...

2 killed in deadly Oromia protests in Ethiopia

At least two people have died in protests in Ethiopia. More than 600 have been displaced during the clashes on Tuesday in towns in...

Python Dance 11: Ohaneze calls on Buhari to call it off...

.........says its an evasion to intimidate the people The umbrella body of Ndigbo in Nigeria, Ohanaeze has called on the federal government to direct the...

Islamic State attack on police convoy in Sinai kills 18

Islamic States militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt’s strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 18 policemen in a blast and a gun battle...

Senegal’s ex-President Wade rescinds decision to be MP

Senegal's former President Abdoulaye Wade, who, at 91, successfully ran as an MP for an opposition collation in July's parliamentary elections, will not be...

Experts say fresh Kenyan polls to heal the country amid divisions

Kenya's fresh presidential elections slated for Oct. 7 offers an opportunity for the electoral body to salvage its tainted image after bungled polls on...

Women protest in Burundi calling UN investigators’ report ‘false’

Burundian women in their hundreds demonstrated in the capital, Bujumbura,  calling for prosecution of U.N investigators for their "wrong" report on crimes against humanity in...
The Mwadui kimberlite diamond pit in Tanzania

Tanzania to nationalize diamond seized from Petra Diamonds

Tanzania said it planned to nationalize diamonds whose value it put at $29.5 million belonging to a mine majority owned by London-listed Petra Diamonds...

Egypt archeologist unearth goldsmith’s tomb near Luxor

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago, unearthing statues, mummies and jewelry in the...

Ethnic tensions in CAR raises fears of spike in violence

The head of United Nations peacekeeping says rising ethnic tensions in Central African Republic are likely to spur greater conflict between the Muslim and...