African Politics

Liberian senator and former warlord Prince Johnson has said he wants the US to produce the evidence on which it based a decision to impose…
The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, Minusma, has condemned the killing of seven soldiers in an attack on a convoy they were…
Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has in a decree dismissed Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré and dissolved the government. "The functions of…
The office of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he has returned to his usual work in the capital and has left the battle front.…
A presidential aspirant in Kenya has promised loans of between $4,400 (£3,300) and $8,800 to all newlyweds should he be elected to the top seat…
The Gambia's President Adama Barrow has easily won re-election, authorities there said, in the first vote for decades held without long-term leader Yahya Jammeh. President…
The governor of South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been dismissed by the assembly. Theo Ngwabidje was voted out in a…
Chad junta leader Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno has moved up to a higher rank in the military, from a lieutenant general to a general. On…
WOMEN have been encouraged to take advantage of the 30 percent local government quota to enhance gender-sensitive development and social service delivery. Mashonaland Central which…
Burkina Faso has given details of a major regional security operation launched with Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo last week. The aim was to stem…
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