Tourists can now fly to the rocky island where Napoleon died, Darwin studied and Captain Cook docked.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that Africa’s Sahel region was descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants.
Tunisia’s navy has found the bodies of 26 migrants at sea a week after their boat collided with a navy vessel, bringing the death toll to 34, the defence ministry said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group.
Cameroon’s Prime Minister Philemon Yang on Monday began a visit to a troubled English-speaking region as part of what he termed a “dialogue” with the country’s anglophone minority, state radio said.
As the toll rises above 300 from one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years, the al-Shabaab extremist group has sent a powerful signal that the international focus on extremism can’t afford to overlook the African continent.
The Tunisian authorities say eleven more migrant bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean after a Tunisian naval ship collided with a wooden boat packed with migrants off the country’s coast
[MFWA] The maiden edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards will be held on October 28, 2017. The awards are intended to inspire and promote excellence in journalism across West Africa rewarding and honouring journalists from the West Africa region who have distinguished themselves by producing and reporting high quality journalistic pieces that impact positively on society.
Sierra Leone’s two main parties have named their candidates for key presidential election next March, a benchmark of the country’s stability since the end of civil war in 2002.
Western Sahara is a former Spanish colony mainly controlled by Morocco, but whose territory is claimed by the pro-independence Polisario Front.
Angola’s new president unveiled a programme of corporate tax sweeteners on Monday intended to boost foreign investment and ease the oil-rich country’s dependence on the lacklustre price of crude.
The Mogadishu truck bomb which has killed more than 300 people is one of the most deadly attacks using vehicles as a weapon over the past three decades.
Locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.
The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, was visiting Morocco on Monday as part of a regional tour aimed at restarting stalled peace talks between Rabat and the pro-independence Polisario Front.
An Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that killed nine soldiers and wounded at least 37 others.
Tears streamed down Abduweli Osman’s cheeks as he stood in the sticky heat outside a Mogadishu hospital, his last stop in the search for his brother who he now believed was dead.
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The Eiffel Tower will dim its lights in solidarity with Somalia and in mourning for more than 300 people killed in the country’s deadliest-ever attack.
In a brazen daytime attack, about a dozen Islamic militants robbed a local bank, lobbed grenades and traded gunfire with security forces guarding an unused church in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing seven people, including three civilians, officials have said.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said on Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.