Clinton commends Senegal for having many female elected legislators
Mrs. Clinton has hailed Senegal which she says has one of the highest percentage of women in elected legislative bodies in the world
Secretary of State, Clinton, snubs Nigeria in tour of African countries
Contrary to media speculations, Mrs. Clinton has no plans to visit Nigeria in her tour of 6 African countries which begins on Tuesday
John Mahama sworn in as Ghana's new president as Jonathan, Obasanjo mourn
Mr. Mahama says: "We are really saddened and I never imagined that, one day, I will address our nation in such a difficult circumstance. I lost a father, a friend, a mentor and a senior colleague."
Fourth conviction sentences Tunisia's Ben Ali to life imprisonment
Ben Ali's latest conviction is his fourth in absentia since his ouster.
UN scribe congratulates new African Union Commission chief
The UN scribe pledged his full support to the newly elected head of the African Union commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Brother of South Korean president detained on corruption charges
The older brother of South Korean president has been taken to a detention centre in connection with a $500,000 fraud
Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Mursi declared Egypt
Egypt's military ruler, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, congratulated Mr. Mursi on his victory, state-run Nile News TV reports
US labels Boko Haram leaders 'terrorists' ahead of Nigeria
America says the designations demonstrate the United States' resolve in diminishing the capacity of Boko Haram to execute violent attacks
Nigeria to establish embassies in all African countries – Jonathan
President Jonathan plans to establish a Nigerian office in every state in Africa
Former Egyptian ruler, Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in prison
Mr. Mubarak was found guilty of causing the death of over 800 people during the 18-day protest that led to his exit from power.
Israel to strengthen diplomatic relations with Nigeria – Ambassador
Israel and Nigeria celebrate the return of diplomatic relations between Nigeria and Israel after 20 years