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Madagascar: Military Generals arrested over plot to kill president

High-ranking army and police officials have been arrested in Madagascar in connection with a failed attempt to kill the country's president. The arrested include five...

Cote d’Ivoire: Suspicion and surprise as Ouattara, Gbagbo meet

Ivorian President, Allasane Ouattara and his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo, met for the first in over a decade on Tuesday. The two men described their encounter...

Equatorial Guinean Vice President caught in relentless corruption, embezzlement

For years the fortunes of Vice President Teodoro "Teodorin" Nguema Obiang Mangue mirrored those of his country, Equatorial Guinea, as it rose to become...

Nigerian school kidnappers abduct man delivery ransom

Kidnappers in Nigeria have seized a man who was sent to deliver a ransom payment to secure the release of dozens of abducted school...

Police kill four after Haiti’s president assassinated

Four people suspected of assassinating Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse have been killed in a shootout with the security forces, police say. Two others have been...

President of Haiti assassinated at home

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been assassinated at home, according to the country’s interim prime minister. A group of unidentified individuals attacked the private residence...

Fire breaks out at late TB Joshua’s memorial

A fire broke out on Monday night in a storehouse in the church of the late influential Nigerian preacher TB Joshua in Lagos. The fire...

South Africa’s top court jails Jacob Zuma for contempt

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months by the highest court in the country. This came after the Constitutional Court...

Miami building collapse: Four dead and 159 missing, officials say

Rescuers are desperately searching for any survivors trapped in the rubble of a collapsed 12-storey residential building north of the US city of Miami. At...

Zambia’s first president, Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president, and a key figure in its independence struggle, has died at the age of 97, his family has confirmed. Kaunda...

US ‘to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for world’

US President Joe Biden’s administration will provide 500 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to about 100 countries over the next two years,...

ECOWAS will help Burkina Faso fight terrorism – Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),...

Video: France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face

French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped in the face on an official visit to the south-east of France. In a video circulating on social...

Abubakar Shekau: Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead, say rival militants

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival Islamist militants said in an audio recording. In audio obtained...

ANC raises concerns about adjournment of Pan-African Parliament sitting

South African ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) said it is worried and deeply concerned about the recent adjournment of the fourth ordinary...

Mali suspended from ECOWAS

The leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has, with immediate effect, suspended Mali. This is the outcome of the emergency summit...

Donald Trump face possible criminal trial

At least one of the investigations into Donald Trump and his eponymous company has moved into the next phase, with New York County District...

Malawi burns thousands of expired AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses

Health authorities in Malawi have incinerated 19,610 expired doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, saying it will reassure the public that any vaccines they...

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