Anas reported on alleged corrupt practices among the Ghanaian judiciary in 2015 that led to the suspension and in some cases dismissal of some judges.
Poverty, unemployment, hunger, and violence are some of the main issues driving children to join militia groups in those regions, the study said.
A 72-year-old British man was convicted of raping two children in Kenya after a trial in Britain in which one of his victims gave evidence from Africa via video-link, prosecutors have said.
A young woman was killed in an “attack” by Sudan’s counter-insurgency unit on a Darfur camp for displaced people, Amnesty International has said, but authorities said she was shot in a clash.
Two Nigerian priests and 17 worshippers have been buried, nearly a month after an attack on their church, as Catholics took to the streets calling for an end to a spiral of violence.
The Southern Africa Litigation Centre has commended Lesotho’s constitutional court after it declared the offence of criminal defamation unconstitutional.
Egypt’s army has drastically stepped up its demolitions of homes, businesses and farms in the Sinai since launching a widespread campaign against militants in February, Human Rights Watch has said.
His comments came a day after the Congolese government began using a prototype vaccine as part of a bid to contain and roll back the outbreak that has killed 27 people.
Brighton complete the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.
Three suspected jihadists were killed and one was captured in a pre-dawn raid by security forces on a house in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, the defence ministry has said.
A suicide attack against a checkpoint in eastern Libya killed at least two militiamen loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, a security source has said.
[Namibia Economist] Jemma Brie -Five African teams have qualified for the World Cup this year, and with the tournament fast approaching, everyone is asking whether this will be the year that an African team fulfills the continent’s dream of World Cup success. Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Tunisia are the teams leading the charge, and each one will be hoping to become the most successful...
[Monitor] Japan recently appointed Akira Nishino to replace Vahid Halilhodzic as coach, and the new man in charge wisely prioritised bringing exiled stars such as Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagwa and Shinji Okazaki back into the fold. The reintroduction of that experience and quality alone boosts Japan’s chances in Russia by about 200 per cent, but that doesn’t say much for their prospects.
[Nation] Laughing out loudly. What has happened to England, or should I say the English? Precisely, the English Press.
[Nation] After the sterling performances of Tunisia in 1978, Morocco in 1986 and Cameroon in 1990, O Rei (The King) Pele predicted that an African team was going to win the Fifa World Cup by the year 2000. This year will mark the 18th cycle since the deferment of that outcome.
On Monday, the Commonwealth announced that Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the group after being independent for 15 years
Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry has announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.
Kidnappings are proliferating in Cameroon’s violence-torn English-speaking region, where officials, foreigners and locals alike are finding themselves targeted for abduction.
The UN envoy for Libya warns that the oil-rich country’s “perverse economic model” based on corruption and trafficking in people and goods “must be shattered” to end its political crisis and progress toward stability and democratic elections this year.
Khartoum has been angered by Egyptian Ramadan TV series ‘Abu Omar el Masry’ which depicts Egyptian rebels seeking refuge in Sudan.
Twenty people have been killed in a flareup of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including a fresh attack in the renowned Virunga National Park, officials say.