Alpha Condé calls for a new era of self-reliance to drive development and end poverty in the continent.
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…
South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has been backed by his ruling ANC amid growing calls for him to step down.
The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating
The United Nations says it intervened on humanitarian grounds to help South Sudan’s former vice president and opposition leader in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of…
Roch Kaboré, who took office in December, faced a tough test in January, when Islamist militants carried out deadly attacks in the capital Ouagadougou.
Opposition leader Kizza Besigye was briefly detained on polling day in Uganda as the government shut down social media sites, reportedly due to
Uganda prepares to go the polls with incumbant president Yoweri Museveni seeking a fifth term in office.
African leaders have signed a agreement in Egypt to create a new free-trade zone stretching from Cairo to Cape Town. The Tripartite Free Trade Area
The leaders of 26 African nations have been laying the groundwork for an African Free Trade Union in the resort of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Behind
There is no let up in the protests against Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza. Police have reportedly fired tear gas and beaten demonstrators, as
Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria sees incumbent Goodluck Jonathan go up against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. It is being
Presidents from ten central African states have held an emergency summit in Cameroon to create an 80-million euro fund to fight the Islamist militant
There are fresh heavy-weight attempts to return Burkina Faso to civilian rule. Three West African leaders are in the capital for talks with
With the majority of the results now in, the African National Congress has dominated South Africa’s general election, winning around 62 percent of
Mozambique has grown on average around 8 percent in recent years, partly because of large energy reserves, but half of the country’s 25 million
The upsurge in instability and violence in parts of Africa was high on the agenda of a conference in early April involving leaders from the continent
Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has expressed no regrets for suspending the head of the country’s central bank after the governor revealed in
The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has been outlining his thoughts on how and why Europe and Africa should work together
These are the celebatory moments after more than 200 sub-Saharan migrants scaled a border fence at Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla. The
The interim President of the Central African Republic Catherine Samba-Panza has visited a refugee camp outside the country’s capital, Bangui, and
Congolese troops have regained control of three strategic sites in the capital Kinshasa after raids by what the government described as a ‘terrorist
Tunisia’s ruling Islamists and opposition parties have agreed to name the country’s current industry minister as prime minister of a caretaker
The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has been sworn in for another five-year term. The 89-year-old is the oldest leader in Africa. Thousands
Africa’s oldest president has secured a further five years in office. Robert Mugabe, 89, has won 61 percent of Zimbabwe’s presidential vote
Robert Mugabe has been declared the winner of Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election. It will be his seventh consecutive term in office after his
Zimbabweans have been queuing since dawn to vote in the presidential and parliamentary elections which could push Africa’s oldest leader President
Retired Bishop Desmond Tutu welcomed Barack Obama to his HIV Foundation clinic on the US president’s final day in South Africa. The fight against
At the end of a donor’s conference just held for Mali, its president could count up three and a quarter billion euros in aid promises, some of the
At a Christmas mass in Soweto, church-goers prayed for former South African president Nelson Mandel’s speedy recovery. The 94-year-old has been in