The Nigerian president is at the centre of a row after suggesting his wife belongs in the kitchen.
Belgium finds taking on forced marriage and domestic violence is a complex task fraught with dangers.
It’s a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.
Inspector Wendy Bird, lead officer for female genital mutilation (FGM) at West Midlands Police in England, talks to Euronews about law enforcement operations and the difficulties in bringing…
Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Executive Director of FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development), tells Euronews about the importance of building awareness and trust in UK communities, to ta
The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.
Cheick Ag Aoussa was the number two in the High Council for the Unity of Azawad, one of many armed groups in the country.
Kevin Gameiro scored a brace of goals while Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann hit one apiece as France beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their second Group A World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France on…
The World Bank says fewer people are living in extreme poverty, but governments need to focus more on the gap between rich and poor.
‘Queen of Katwe’ is the true story of Phiona, a Ugandan girl living in the Kampala slum of Katwe, whose life is turned around when she becomes a prodigious chess…
The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) will be released on Monday, October 3, 2016 under the theme: A Decade of African Governance.
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…
Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon's presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet
Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…
Visiting Africa, John Kerry has stressed his commitment to tackling renewed violence in South Sudan.
One year to the day since the signing of the peace agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and there is renewed tension between the two warring factions in South…
Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.
The Italian government has launched an awareness campaign aimed at would-be migrants considering travelling from Africa to Europe.
The passport are currently issued to Heads of States and diplomats and is believed to have high security features. The first recepients were Chairperson of the African Union, Idris Deby Itno and Rwand
The African passport has finally been launched and the first two copies issued at the 27th African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit, defying an international warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court…
Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.