Cameroon opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with "rebellion" and "insurrection", one of his lawyers said on Wednesday.
A prominent Kenyan human rights activist who championed the fight against police brutality and extrajudicial killings in her country has been found dead, six days after she went missing, police investigators said on Tuesday.
A tribunal on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for Nigeria’s suspended chief judge for failing to appear for trial over alleged breaches of asset declaration rules, days before Saturday’s presidential election.
Cameroon's main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been charged in a military court with rebellion and seven other offences, indictments that could carry the death penalty, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Several people have been killed in a stampede at a rally in support of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari's candidacy days before the country's presidential and legislative elections, his office has said.
Sprawling teak forests, planted nearly a century ago to supply lumber and government income, are fast disappearing in South Sudan as timber companies take advantage of the country's chaos to extract large amounts of wood, environmentalists say.