A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…
Gabon’s Constitutional Court has upheld President Ali Bongo’s narrow election victory.
Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.
Rescuers in Egypt have pulled more bodies from the sea, two days after a boat sank as it carried migrants towards Europe.
A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.
Four suspected people smugglers have been arrested in Egypt after at least 42 people were killed when a boat carrying hundreds of African migrants capsized off the Egyptian…
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
At least 43 people have been killed and scores more are missing after a boat carrying almost 600 migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt.
At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.
The headquarters of the main opposition party and other political groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been destroyed by fire – leaving a number of people…
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed more than 50 people on Monday, according to the opposition, in a violent crackdown on anti-government…
Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, reportedly alongside a Canadian national.
Egypt's $12 billion (10.7 billion euro) loan from the International Monetary Fund dominated a major conference in Cairo on the country's financial future.
At least 17 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo following a violent anti-government rally.
Madagascar is on the verge of an oil and gas revolution, but how will it develop these new sectors of the economy for the benefit of all without ruining the environment?
Rescuers are working to recover a group of illegal miners who became trapped in a South African gold mine last Wednesday (September 7).
The internationally-recognised Libyan government’s loss of key oil facilities to forces loyal to the eastern administration and General Kalifa Haftar is a potentially serious blow that could starve Tr
France’s foreign minister has said the constitutional court of Gabon must examine a challenge to the country’s presidential election by opposition candidate Jean…
Madagascar is desperately poor and needs to develop its vast natural resources, but it is also a global ecological treasure house, subject to international scrutiny. Global capital will not invest her
Accused of cheating at the polls in Gabon, re-elected President Ali Bongo turned the tables on Wednesday, saying that if electoral fraud was committed it was by his challenger Jean…
Under increasing international pressure, South Sudan has agreed to accept 4,000 extra peacekeepers.
Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…
At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was
Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.
Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.