Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a U.S.-educated former prime minister, was sworn in as Somalia’s new president on Wednesday after lawmakers gave him an unassailable lead.
2017 promises to be another busy and turbulent year in Parliament. Everything from specific scandals to legal and legislative battles to big-picture policy and foreign matters.
South Sudan rebels accused Egypt of carrying out bombing raids against their positions, drawing an immediate denial from Cairo, and warned of the risk of a regional war.
President Jacob Zuma shared a nine point plan to ignite growth and create jobs in his SONA 2015.
The death on Wednesday of Congo’s opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi leaves opponents of President Joseph Kabila seriously weakened in their bid to force Kabila to quit power.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s veteran opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels aged 84.
The UN Chief says his visit to the AU Heads of State Summit allowed stakeholders to establish a higher platform of cooperation between the two organisations.
The Secretary General of Lesotho Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing’s Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has resigned and formed a new party, Movement for Economic Change.
Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and stormed inside, killing at least 15 people, government officials said.
Disgruntled soldiers in Ivory Coast reached an agreement with the government late on Friday resolving a dispute over bonus payments.