Boko Haram: Amnesty International accuses Cameroonian military of “horrific use of torture”
The report documents 101 cases of incommunicado detention and torture between 2013 and 2017.
Eight dead, 49 injured in Senegal stadium stampede
Fighting erupted between rival fans at the end of Saturday’s League Cup Final.
Gambia could become first in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate malaria – Experts
Mr. Kandeh said that malaria rates in Gambia may rebound if more funding is not secured soon.
10 Mali soldiers missing after ambush by militants
“We were ambushed, we have about 10 missing soldiers and we lost four vehicles.”
Ghana launches first satellite, 60 years after independence
The is the first sub-Sahara African country to launch an academic satellite.
New French president, Macron, heads to West Africa
Mr. Macron will visit to bolster the fight against jihadists.
AU welcomes UN Resolution of joint force for Sahel States
The need to address the threat was aimed at protecting civilians, promoting peace, security and stability in the region.
Morocco’s admission in ECOWAS is anti-Nigeria — Ex-Minister
Tunisia is seeking an observer role while Mauritania wants to return to ECOWAS.
Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf Arab row
The announcement came a day after Senegal recalled its envoy from Doha, citing its “active solidarity” with Saudi Arabia.
Acting President Osinbajo receives new ECOWAS chairman in Aso Rock
The Togolese President wants the relationship between his country and Nigeria to remain close.
ECOWAS extends military mission in Gambia by one year
ECOWAS’s 15 member states also gave preliminary approval to Morocco’s bid to join the bloc.
Bodies of seven African migrants in abandoned truck in Libya
The survivors said they had been left there by smugglers.
West African Sahel countries seek 50 million euros from EU for anti-Islamist force
Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Mauritania have proposed a regional task force.
Gambia issues arrest warrants for suspected killers of journalist
Two former soldiers are wanted in connection with the 2004 killing.
Heavy gunfire erupts in Ivory Coast’s two main cities
Mutinous soldiers shot three people on Saturday and cut off access to the second largest city, Bouake.
Gambian President Barrow fires central bank chief, three deputies
The affected officials served under former dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Mystery illness in Liberia appears to be meningitis -Minister
The outbreak has stirred anxiety about another Ebola outbreak.
Demobilised ex-rebels block entrance to Ivory Coast’s second city
The protesters represent some 6,800 former fighters who were demobilised after Ivory Coast’s civil war in 2011.
Gambia parliamentary election: Barrow’s party wins majority as Jammeh’s wins five seats
Five additional seats will be appointed by Mr. Barrow, who took power on January 19.