In his first film “Hedi: a Wind of Freedom” Mohamed Ben Attia shows us what life is like for young Tunisians after the Arab Spring.
Senegalese troops cross the border into Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power
There are 92,000 children in Kakuma refugee camp, which is one of the biggest in the world.
Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the president of Gambia in a ceremony in Senegal as Yahya Jammeh refuses to give up power.
West African troops are preparing for what could be a potential showdown as Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is set to be sworn in at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal, according to…
Jammeh a 90-day state of emergency on Tuesday evening, a situation that makes the scheduled swearing-in of the president-elect, Adama Barrow, close to impossible at least on Gambian soil. Barrow's cam
Last minute diplomatic efforts by Mauritania to persuade Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to step down appear to have failed.
A group linked to al Qaeda’s North African affiliate has said it carried out a suicide bombing at a military camp in northern Mali earlier on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and injured over…
Action on Day 5 of the ongoing AFCON as hosts Gabon return to action in the capital, Libreville. The Sambas take on Burkina Faso in the first game at 1600 GMT before Cameroon face debutants, Guniea Bi
A suicide bomber has detonated a vehicle packed with explosives in an army camp in northern Mali.
One of the most famous faces on the planet is now on canvas in Kenya the birthplace of the father of the man Donald Trump will replace in the White House.
Thousands of people are leaving Gambia fearing an outbreak of violence as President Yahya Jammeh continues to refuse to step down despite losing an election in…
A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.
Vuvuzelas – plastic horns – which blow loud monotone notes, shot to global attention seven years ago during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final formality stage that took the competitors to Dakar in…
There are some new alarming figures about the worsening refugee crisis in the north of Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.
Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi pursued talks with mutinous soldiers’ leaders on Friday in Bouake, the city where he had been held against his will just a week…
Paulo Ceci claimed his third victory of this year’s Africa Eco Race by winning the penultimate stage 11 from Akjoujt to St Louis in Senegal.
Sebastien Loeb won the 11th and penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally on Friday.
To the backdrop of some breathtaking scenery competitors of the Africa Eco Race set off for stage 10 of this year’s edition.
The leader of Gabon’s main civil service union called for a boycott of the African Nations Cup (CAN) on Wednesday (January 12), saying the money the country is spending on hosting the tournament would
Disaster struck for some of the best-placed competitors with just four days to go in the Africa Eco race.
The heads of Ivory Coast’s army, police and gendarmerie have been dismissed by the country’s president following a two-day army mutiny.