Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:15
The United States has called for the immediate release of Burkina Faso's interim president, prime minister and other leaders after they were arrested by the presidential guard on Wednesday.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:12
The military in Burkina Faso has taken to the airwaves to declare it now controls the country, confirming that a coup has taken place - just weeks before national elections.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 06:51
Drama ensued last evening during a municipal National Resistance Movement (NRM) structure elections as officials temporarily suspended the exercise and removed an alleged agent of presidential aspirant Amama Mbabazi, leaving a one-man race.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 06:33
A little more than three months into Buhari’s presidency, it is still too early to say for sure what direction his administration is driving Nigeria. What everyone seems to agree on, however, is that he’s driving too slowly.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 06:50
Ugandan police fired tear gas for a second consecutive day on Thursday to disperse supporters of presidential contender Amama Mbabazi, who is seeking to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Museveni in next year's elections.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 06:29
Burundi’s political unrest escalated on Friday when the country’s army commander narrowly survived an assassination attempt on the streets of the capital, Bujumbura.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 06:22
Police in northeastern Uganda fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a campaign rally held by Amama Mbabazi, the country's former prime minister, who is seeking to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Museveni in next year's elections.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:57
Democratic Republic of Congo's highest court on Tuesday told election authorities to take a fresh look at the country's voting timetable, raising the prospect of a delay that would enable President Joseph Kabila to stay in office beyond 2016.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:52
Zimbabwe's ousted vice president has released a political manifesto, signaling her possible intention to launch a new party to challenge President Robert Mugabe.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:45
Uganda's opposition and rights groups on Tuesday accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of training militias to intimidate opposition supporters during next year's elections, a claim denied by the government.