Terror survivor narrates ordeal in the hands of Mozambique's Islamists
1 day ago
Ibraimo Abudo escaped Islamic fighters in Mozambique's volatile northern province of Cabo Delgado. The area has become a hotspot for abductions, killings and terror strikes. Abudo shares how he escaped, and how he is recovering from his injuries.
Protests in South Africa against Ethiopia fighting
2 days ago
A 72 hour deadline for surrender issued against Tigray fighters runs out and Prime minister Abiy Ahmed rejects all international interference. In Senegal, campaigners are slowly making headway in changing attitudes of families who continue to impose FGM on their daughters. And finally the continent reacts to the passing of football legend Diego Maradona.
Soldier of Democracy: Ghana's ex president, Jerry Rawlings dies
3 days ago
Death. Rawlings died on 12 November 2020 at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, a week after having been admitted for a short term illness in Ghana. His death came nearly two months after that of his mother, Victoria Agbotui, on 24 September 2020.
Trump imposes new rule on some African travellers
3 days ago
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Burkina opposition denounces 'fraudulent' elections
4 days ago
The Burkinabe opposition accuses President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of "fraud" after Sunday's presidential election, while the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) has barely begun to give the first results. The CENI, which has a week to announce the results, has disclosed the tallies of only about fifteen municipalities out of 366.