Outside, the hill that was once covered with trees bears the red-orange scar of the mudslide which struck last Monday after three days of rain, slamming into ramshackle homes.
Ghana will miss the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya after a 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso in their final qualifier in Kumasi.
The Egyptian lawmaker behind a call to amend the constitution to extend the president’s term by two years says the change won’t apply to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi current four-year term
Mali’s president has suspended plans for a referendum on constitutional change, a move cheered by the opposition after months of street protests against the reforms.
An interim court injunction temporarily stops Isha Johansen from governing as President of the Sierra Leone Football Association.
Churches across Sierra Leone have held special services in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week.
[Zambia Reports] Justin Shonga struck twice in a space of five minutes to book Zambia a ticket to the Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) at the expense of South Africa.
A South African model’s claims of assault have drawn attention to Zimbabwe’s increasingly outspoken first lady Grace Mugabe, who has been viewed as a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband.
Gabon international striker Malick Evouna leaves Chinese side Tianjin Teda to join Turkish top-flight club Konyaspor on a season-long loan.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are not attending a state funeral in Harare after their return from Johannesburg, where the first lady faced calls for prosecution for allegedly assaulting a woman
The death toll from a mudslide and flooding that struck Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown has reached 441, the government says.
See pictures from the opening on the Southern African Development Community summit in Pretoria this weekend where protesters from different regional countries demonstrated.
Kenyans sent home 25 out of 47 county governors, upholding a strong anti-incumbency tradition and warning that voters would turf out failing local leaders.
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[Deutsche Welle] Strict laws, high taxes: Africa’s governments are looking more closely at foreign mining companies. In future, more locals will benefit from the extraction of raw materials. But the strategies are controversial.