Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday the ruling ZANU-PF should aim to hold free and fair elections always, while his party endorsed him as its leader and official candidate for the top job when the vote comes.
Air traffic controllers in Senegal shut down the capital Dakar’s newly inaugurated airport on Friday, claiming they were striking to protect travellers after they received inadequate training before the facility opened this month.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to three years and five months in prison by a US judge on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in email scams to defraud thousands of victims around the world of millions of Dollars.
Two years after the Mediterranean migrant crisis shook the European Union, a tentative effort by the bloc to patch up differences over refugee policy has stumbled, revealing enduring rifts among the bloc’s leaders over the contentious question.
A bill to revise Gabon's constitution, which opponents say risks letting President Ali Bongo retain power indefinitely, cleared a hurdle after the country's lower house overwhelmingly approved it, sources said on Friday.
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) war crimes judges are due to hand down landmark reparations to former child soldiers conscripted into a militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) about 15 years ago, Kenya’s Daily Nation reports.