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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