Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.
It is third time lucky for Ghana opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo.
Six policemen have been killed and three wounded after a roadside bomb exploded near a security checkpoint in Cairo.
Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…
Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.
It was tribute time at the Marrakech Film Festival.
A Global Conversation interview with Tunisia's Béji Caïd Essebsi on the war in Libya, the fight against terrorism and investment conference Tunisia 2020.
The brollies were up in Marrakech but the rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd at the opening of the 16th international film festival.
The United States (US) Department of State has reported the closure of a fake US embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra. The embassy had operated for a decade and had managed to issue genuine visas to appl
The world has seen another political bombshell – and this time it is in Africa!
President Salva Kiir denies using starvation and rape as weapons of war as the UN describes the conflict as "fertile ground" for genocide.
Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…
International investors have turned out in force for the Tunisia 2020 conference.
With no national currency since 2009, Zimbabwe launches dollar-backed bond notes to cope with cash crisis.
In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Morocco is increasingly at the forefront of Africa’s charge to bring business leaders together to discuss the future of trade in today’s fast changing world.
One person has been killed and around 100 people arrested after demonstrators clashed with security forces in an English speaking city in Cameroon.
A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa
Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects
As the United Nations’ climate talks came to an end, countries pledged on Friday November 18 to move forward with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Ethnic conflicts, political instability and starvation characterize the realities of Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Foreign press seems indifferent to the massacres taking place in thes
An Egyptian court has sentenced the head of a journalists’ union to two years in prison, a ruling condemned by rights groups.
Environmental groups such as Greenpeace have welcomed the united front displayed by nearly 200 countries in Marrakesh in the face of Donald Trump’s campaign threat to quit the Paris accord on climate…