The bodies of 74 migrants are found by volunteers off the coast of northern Libya
More than 300 migrants have broken through the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta - Europe's only land border with Africa.
A coalition of 12 African countries has sounded the alarm that a possible US reform to rules on “conflict minerals” could create violence in Africa
Babies are among the victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), campaigners claim, reflecting a growing trend of younger girls being targeted.
It comes after at least 1,131 were intercepted near the western Libyan city of Sabratha over the last week. On Friday, EU leaders offered Libya money and other assistance to try to curb the record mig
Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels, where he where he was visiting for health checks.
Reports from Gambia say the West African military presence in the country will gradually diminish in the period following President Barrow’s return to the country to take…
Adama Barrow finally landed on Gambian soil nearly two months after his election win and days after Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
The UN has sounded the alarm about the plight of 11 million people in desperate need of aid in Africa's Lake Chad basin.
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…
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.
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.
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…
The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.
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.
The men are suspected of preparing terrorist attacks and having links to an Islamist militant group
To the backdrop of some breathtaking scenery competitors of the Africa Eco Race set off for stage 10 of this year’s edition.
Divided into two distinct parts, this 9th stage which is around 400 km, brings the competitors for an initial loop in the vicinity of Atar, before
Disaster struck for some of the best-placed competitors with just four days to go in the Africa Eco race.
Russia’s Dmitry Agoshkov celebrated his first victory on this year’s Africa Eco Race.