Nigeria’s Senate leader hits back over wealth and tax row

ABUJA - Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied all allegation against him regarding false declaration of asset, saying that he earned his wealth through hard work. It...

Yahya Jammeh calls ECOWAS deployment ‘an act of war’

BANJUL - The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has lost the December 1, 2016 Gambia election to the opposition leader Adama Barrow. While he...

Nine killed as Kano police clash with clash Shia muslims

KANO - Nine people including one police officer have been killed in a recent clash between the Nigerian police force and members of the of the...

Nigeria Becomes Africa’s Largest Economy

As Nigeria officially becomes Africa's biggest economy, we take a look at how it took over South Africa. ABUJA — This week, Nigeria added 89%...

Ivory Coast’s Ex-First Lady Simone Gbagbo’s Trial Begins

Ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo is being tried at home, with hearings due to begin next month.  YAMOUSSOUKRO - The trial involving Ivory Coast's ex-first lady, Simone Gbagbo, for...

Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopens

NAIROBI—Kenya's Westgate shopping mall, the site of a deadly terror attack in which 67 people were killed and scores were injured in 2013, has...

A helping hand – military contractors in Nigeria

ABUJA - In the mineral rich Niger delta, intent to exert political and military control has never been hard to find. In recent years this...

An AIDs Free Generation in Rwanda

Dohwa Jina Kim, Correspondent (Africa)   KIGALI — A new proposal in Rwanda aims to create an AIDS free generation by non-surgically circumcising 7,00,000 adult men between...

70 bodies of Boko Haram victims found in Damasak

A look at the movements and counter-movements of Boko Haram and the Nigerian government forces DAMASAK - The decomposed corpses of over 70 people were discovered in what...

Rwanda Ex-Soldier Arrested For Genocide Role

The French authorities have sentenced a Rwandan soldier to 25 years in jail, due to role that he played in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. KIGALI —...