A Kenyan opposition spokesman said police raided his alliance’s offices on Friday night, four days before elections – but the government quickly denied any raid had taken place, dismissing the report as “fake news”.
Mauritanians are voting on contentious constitutional changes sought by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz that some opposition legislators say could prompt slide towards authoritarian leadership.
Rwandans on Saturday celebrated the third term victory of President Paul Kagame who pledged to continue transforming the nation after winning re-election with a record 98 percent of the vote.
Kenyan Member of Parliament Peris Tobiko is on the last stretch of a campaign to retain her seat when voters go to the polls on August 8.
Ethiopia's government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests demanding wider political freedoms.
Rwanda's longtime President Paul Kagame has won a third term in office in what he had called "a formality."
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, ANC, rallied behind President Jacob Zuma on Friday, saying its lawmakers would have to be “bewitched” to vote for a no-confidence motion to remove the scandal-prone leader.
The U.S. military has opened an inquiry into allegations of torture and murder of suspected Boko Haram militants at a Cameroonian army base used extensively by American troops, a spokesman said on Friday.
The Attorney-General’s Office on Friday ordered the arrest of Ethiopian Minister of State for finance on suspicion of corruption, part of an anti-graft drive that the government says has led to dozens of arrests in the last two weeks.
Zimbabwean security forces confirmed Friday that soldiers and police fought on the streets of Harare earlier this week, as nationwide tensions grow under 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.
Child soldiers in Congo were drinking the blood of their victims in a magic ritual meant to make them invincible, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) warned on Friday.
Rwandan voters queued in long lines on Friday to cast their ballots in a presidential election that incumbent President Paul Kagame is tipped to win by a landslide after 17 years in power.
A popular Senegalese singer is in police detention over “offensive” remarks widely shared online attacking President Macky Sall and the organisation of recent elections, police and local media said Friday.
Ethiopia's government says it has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests.
A total of 1, 500 civil servants have been selected to participate in the second batch of the Structured Assessment-Based Training Programme, SMAT-P, by the federal government, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has said.
The Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 29, 2020 a public holiday, according to the Ministry of Interior.
Agba made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing the House of Representatives Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners on Donor Funds Receipts, Transfers and Disbursement to Government Agencies, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria.
The Nigerian equities market maintain a positive stance, on Tuesday, as the local bourse inched up by 0.70 per cent.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government would construct 10 new airports across the country to boost civil aviation.
Mali’s ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to the Sahel state Wednesday, an official said, after leaving to seek medical treatment following his ouster in an August coup.
Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, Monday cited the lopsided appointments into the President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) as one of the probable reasons the report has been dumped.
Guinea’s President Alpha Conde has won 59.49 per cent of votes in a hotly contested election where he sought a controversial third term, according to provisional results announced by the country’s electoral authority Saturday.
Remains of three police officers and a soldier killed by suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra last week have been recovered by the Rivers State Police Command.
The Enugu State Government has exempted health, essential, and emergency workers from the curfew imposed on the three Local Government Areas (LGAs) that make up Enugu metropolis.