In an escalating tit-for-tat trade war, the Ghana Union of Traders Association shut down almost 70 Nigerian-owned businesses because of Nigeria’s closure of its border to imports and exports.
Instead of nudging Harare towards reforms, the targeted sanctions have become a lucrative cover for non-performance, incompetence and unbridled corruption by the ruling elites.
The remaining crew on the MV Bonita notified local authorities, and the vessel docked at the port city of Cotonou, following the incident.
When Edmund Kaszibuloh Koroma emerged from the jungle, leading 87 former child soldiers and sex slaves to safety, he became a hero. But he believes it is his duty to support Sierra Leone’s youth.
The journey of an Australian filmmaker from giving birth prematurely to a ship full of volunteer doctors sailing to West Africa.
People in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have linked the response to the Ebola outbreak with political disenfranchisement making it harder for foreign organisations to contain the outbreak.
Mauritania's electoral commission has proclaimed ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani winner with 52 percent of votes in a presidential election the previous day.
The Multinational Joint Task Force, comprising soldiers from several African countries, says it has "inflicted the heaviest loss in six months" on Daesh in Lake Chad area.
A splinter group of Boko Haram that pledged allegiance to Daesh is stepping attacks in Nigeria, opening a new chapter in the country's war against terrorism.
By shoring up its walls, residents of the city of Djenne participate in yearly rendering of the ancient Great Mosque, the centuries-old epicentre of religious and cultural life in Mali.
The German chancellor is visiting countries that contribute heavily towards migrant flows heading to Europe, and that has many questioning her motives.
Algerian state TV said five billionaires, including the country’s richest businessman Issad Rebrab and four brothers from the Kouninef family, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation.
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