Fresh offensive by Riek Machar's forces seen as 'last-ditch effort' to gain more areas under control before peace talks
Workshop organized in Rabat aims to promote human rights in day-to-day management of prisons
President Omar al-Bashir last week ordered release of nation’s political prisoners
According to UNICEF, over 19,000 children have been recruited by all sides since civil war began 5 years ago
The African Land Forces Summit brings together "land force chiefs from across Africa for candid dialogue" to improve security, said the US Army in an April 10 statement.
African Union condemns ‘any use of chemical and other weapons prohibited under international law’
Military commander Khalifa Haftar is now in France for treatment after suffering stroke earlier this week
Uganda reveals Israel has requested that Kampala take in 500 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees
Parliament is investigating alleged mismanagement and fraud in the National Emergency Management Agency
Negotiations are ostensibly aimed at resolving country's protracted political crisis
Despite low voter turnout, this year’s election has seen an unprecedented rise in participation
UNICEF says Boko Haram militants continue to target children
Negotiations over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project resumed last week after two-year hiatus
The date was unveiled amid negotiations on consolidating peace between the government and former rebels, the Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo).
Ties between Chad and US are strengthening, says minister
Buhari made history in 2015 when he became the first Nigerian to defeat an incumbent candidate, amid anger over the Boko Haram jihadist insurgency and rampant corruption in West Africa's largest economy.
President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed hails move as 'historic'
The former Paralympic athlete, 31, had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term, which was increased to 13 years in November.
Rabat will ‘firmly’ respond to Polisario ‘provocations’ in disputed Western Sahara region
The incident in the capital Bangui came hours after United Nations and Central African forces launched an operation targeting armed groups in a mainly Muslim district of the city. At least two people were killed and dozens wounded during the joint operation, according to UN and medical sources.
The accident happened in the Brong Ahafo region, some 430 kilometres from the capital Accra, he said.