In a historic landmark, marking Liberia’s first peaceful democratic transition since 1944, former international footballer George Weah was sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday.
Former international footballer George Weah will be sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday, a landmark moment that marks the troubled country's first peaceful democratic transition since 1944.
At least five people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia.
President Jacob Zuma has hosted his South Sudanese counterpart President Salva Kiir at his official residence Mahlamba Ndlofu in Pretoria.
Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday,as it emerged that five oil workers had been abducted in the southern Niger Delta region.
A pro-democracy movement has called for the release of five of its activists detained in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying it fears they could be tortured.
The defence minister for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday said the army was waging 'war' against two militia forces in the country's troubled east.
Winnie Madikizela Mandela has received an Honorary Doctorate from Uganda’s highest institution of learning.
Several Zimbabwe politicians are expressing their shock at the passing of Roy Bennett. The former Treasurer-General of Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change, his wife, Heather, and three other people died in a helicopter crash in the American state of New Mexico on Wednesday. Former Minister of Finance and Leader of the People’s Democratic Party Tendai […]