Ebenezer Asiedu, Head of Democracy and Good Governance at ECOWAS, speaking on behalf of ECOWAS Commissioner of Political Affairs, Peace and Security, Dr. Abdel-Fatau Musah

We’re poised to reclaim our seat as a beacon of democracy in Africa — EC...

Nov 29, 2023

Amid numerous democratic backsliding events in the form of constitutional o ...

The De Winton's golden mole has been detected for the first time in 87 years in South Africa.  By Nicky Souness Endangered Wildlife TrustAFP

Bashful golden mole detected in South Africa after 87 years

Nov 29, 2023

A golden mole that "swims" in sand has resurfaced in South Africa after 87 ...

Mariam Ouedraogo says it is her duty to report on militants' abuse of women.  By WIKUS DE WET AFP

Journalist's personal battle as Burkina militants target women

Nov 29, 2023

Award-winning journalist Mariam Ouedraogo finds it impossible to forget the ...

Homes, farmland and roads have been submerged by the floods in many parts of Kenya.  By LUIS TATO AFPFile

Death toll from Kenya floods almost doubles to 120

Nov 28, 2023

The death toll from floods that have devastated many parts of Kenya has alm ...

11 shaft at the Rustenburg platinum mine where 11 miners were killed and 75 injured when an elevator fell 180 metres.  By PHILL MAGAKOE AFP

S.Africa platinum mine lift plunge kills 11

Nov 28, 2023

Winding gear at a giant South African platinum mine failed sending an eleva ...

Authorities say at least 21 people died in Sunday's violence in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.  By Saidu BAH AFP

S.Leone authorities treating Sunday's deadly clashes as failed coup

Nov 28, 2023

Sierra Leonean authorities were treating clashes that killed 21 people in t ...

Migrants await processing during a deportation operation by Libya's ministry of interior in Tripoli on November 28, 2023.  By Mahmud Turkia AFP

Libya sends nearly 250 migrants back to Niger, Chad

Nov 28, 2023

Libyan authorities Tuesday prepared to deport 248 undocumented migrants, an ...

Save the Children said half of those displaced by devasting flooding in Somalia are children.  By Hassan Ali Elmi AFPFile

Climate crises drove 27 mn children into hunger in 2022: charity

Nov 28, 2023

Extreme weather events in countries vulnerable to climate change drove more ...

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