Ghana election: Opposition leader Akufo-Addo declared winner after third time try

Nana Akufo-Addo has been elected Ghana’s next president at the third time of asking. Official results by the Electoral Commission show that Mr Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)… Read more »

Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result a week after admitting defeat

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat. Speaking on state TV, Mr Jammeh cited “abnormalities” in the… Read more »

Fake American embassy in Ghana shut down after ten years issuing visas

‘The criminals running the operation were able to pay off corrupt officials to look the other way, as well as obtain legitimate blank documents to be doctored’ Authorities in Ghana… Read more »

End of an era as Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat after 22years in power

Gambia election: President Yahya Jammeh in shock defeat to former Argos security guard Adama Barrow.Leader of unified opposition takes victory with 45.5 per cent of vote to Jammeh’s 36.7 per… Read more »

Former Nurse in USA-turned-king charged with murder after dozens killed in Kasese town Uganda

King Charles Mumbere charged with murder.Before becoming king, Mr Mumbere spent many years living in the US, where he worked in a Pennsylvania nursing home. The king of a region… Read more »

[VIDEO] Sudanese Man Falls to His Knees in Middle of Texas Airport After Emotional Reunion With Family

What does sheer gratitude look like? The moment a Sudanese refugee was reunited with his family at a Texas airport pretty much says it all. The story began back in 2012… Read more »

Rwanda’s leader Paul Kagame pictured driving Morocco’s King to airport

A picture of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame driving Morocco’s King to the airport has gone viral. The picture was first posted on Kagame’s official Facebook page on 31 October. The… Read more »

South Africa says it will quit the International Criminal Court

South Africa announced Friday it plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, a major blow to an institution that has struggled to fulfill its role as an effective global… Read more »

Egypt is getting a new capital – courtesy of China

Egypt’s new capital city moved a step closer to reality with the announcement that Chinese developers will largely fund the megaproject. The China Fortune Land Development Company (CFLD) agreed to provide… Read more »

War-weary Libyans miss life under Moamer Kadhafi

Five years after an uprising killed Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi, residents in the chaos-wracked country’s capital joke they have grown to miss the longtime dictator as the frustrations of daily life… Read more »

#BringbackMutharika: Malawi President goes missing

Malawi President goes missing and worried Malawians take to social media to try find him Malawians have been asking, to anyone who cares to know, about the whereabouts of their… Read more »

Ethiopian Protesters Attack Factories in Africa’s Rising Economic Star

Protesters in Ethiopia damaged almost a dozen mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms and destroyed scores of vehicles this week, adding economic casualties to a rising death toll in a… Read more »

Ethiopia Becomes China’s China in Search for Cheap Labor [VIDEO]

In 2012 Mr Zhang opened his first factory in Ethiopia. Four years later he is building a $1billion facility there and production lines are already humming. ‘My goal is to… Read more »

Tanzania outrage as teachers ‘filmed beating pupil’ [VIDEO]

Authorities in Tanzania have ordered an investigation into a video which appears to show a group of five teachers savagely beating a student. The headteacher of the school, in the… Read more »

Ethiopia launches Africa’s first electric railway line

Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway line opens Ethiopia will on Wednesday launch Africa’s first modern electrified railway line. Built by China, the rail line links the Ethiopian capital , Addis Ababa with … Read more »