Two former African presidents have called on Kenyans to put the love of their country first when they go to the polls on Tuesday.
More than 40 West African migrants died in the Sahara desert this week after their truck broke down in arid northern Niger, the Red Cross told Reuters on Wednesday.
Commonwealth observers have arrived in Lesotho ahead of the June 3 elections and they will be on the ground until the 8th of June.
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Ghana ahead of its 60th independence anniversary on Monday.
Gambians celebrated in the streets on Sunday after a West African regional military force entered the capital city of Banjul and took control of the presidential palace.