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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has decided to withdraw from October's election re-run. Raila Odinga said his decision would give the electoral commission enough time...

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya's president after winning elections against Raila Odinga back in March

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The result of Kenya's presidential election has been annulled by the country’s Supreme Court after citing irregularities. The court ordered a new election within 60...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on August 19, after three months in London for medical treatment. Officials refused to disclose what the...

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A wall collapsed at Senegal’s Demba Diop stadium at the end of the League Cup final between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam...

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Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s second son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, is said to have been freed in Libya under an amnesty, in a move which could...

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A hot, crispy dosa was served on the banana leaf with oozed goodness— the kind of goodness that you want if you’ve navigated five...

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An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) announces. At least one person has died after...

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Boko Haram has released 82 schoolgirls from a group of 276 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari's office says. The...

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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between President...

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Smuggling networks are quite intricate, their networks are multilateral: they involve people on both sides of the Mediterranean, that’s to say on both continents...

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S&P Global has cut South Africa's credit rating to junk status. The ratings agency said that South Africa’s political upheaval, including the recent sacking of...

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At least 18 people, mainly students, have been killed by a large tree that fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo,...

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The Gambia intends to rejoin the Commonwealth, UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is in the West African country, has confirmed. Boris Johnson’s visit, the...

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Gambia's newly-elected President Adama Barrow has returned to the country to assume power - days after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh left to go into...

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An adviser to Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow has said that more than $11 million is missing from the state coffers following the departure...

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Yahya Jammeh has left The Gambia in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. The former president boarded a plane...

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Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections. Yahya Jammeh made the announcement on national TV,...

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The ECOWAS has given Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered his country. Yahya Jammeh has been...

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The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has announced he will be sworn in at the country's embassy in neighboring Senegal. The message, posted on his social...

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's term has been extended by 90 days after the parliament declared a state of emergency in the crisis-hit West African...

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The nephew of the Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri and two other suspects have been arrested in Tunisia, officials say. The three, aged between...

Two years ago President Yahya Jammeh accused the UK of backing his political opposition ahead of elections

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The Gambia’s electoral commission headquarters have been taken over by security force as incumbent President Yahya Jammeh refuses to accept his loss in recent...

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The image of Cameroon's Sports Minister Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt bowing and shaking the hand of President Paul Biya went viral.The hashtags #BidoungChallenge and...

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Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh says he will launch a legal challenge to contest an election defeat that will bring an end to his...

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Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat. Yahya Jammeh, who...