Togolese football official gets life ban for bribery
Mr Fagla was also fined 3,000 Swiss francs.
Senegal president wins re-election with 58 per cent vote
Macky Sall has been in power since 2012.
Ghana’s ex-President Mahama nominated to contest 2020 election
It will be the third consecutive poll in which the two will face off.
President Sall tipped to win as Senegal votes on Sunday
About 6.5 million people are registered to vote at polling stations that opened at 8 a.m. (0800 GMT) and close at 6 p.m.
Polls postponement: ECOWAS Head of Observer Mission departs Nigeria
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a former Liberian president will return to Nigeria on Thursday.
10 separatists killed, six soldiers wounded in Cameroon clash – Official
The Cameroonian army regularly refers to armed separatists as “secessionist terrorists.”
ECOWAS, AfDB to build six-lane Accra-Abidjan-Lagos highway
The cities to be connected include Lagos, Accra, Lomé and Cotonou.
Ghana opposition party withdraws from election after members shot
Security officers shot AK-47 assault rifles at the crowd at a polling station in the capital, Accra.
ICC halts release of former Ivorian President Gbagbo in spite acquittal
The 73-year-old was acquitted on Wednesday.
Slain Ghanaian undercover reporter buried amidst tears
Mr Hussein-Swale was shot dead Wednesday night.
Ghanaian politician who threatened slain undercover reporter leaves country
Kennedy Agyapong departs for China after he was questioned by the police over Wednesday night’s murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
Nigeria’s 2.1% economic growth projection to spur West Africa’s 2019 forecast
The report, however, said levels of public debt continued to increase with several countries at a debt-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio of 69.8 per cent.
Senegal presidential hopeful loses appeal against jail time
The West African country holds presidential election next month.
Ghana’s First Lady Joins Network of African Leaders for Nutrition Champion
Mrs Akuffo Addo has spearheaded several campaigns to promote the welfare of women and girls in Ghana.
President Buhari travels to Niger for 60th anniversary
President Buhari will be accompanied by some governors.
NLC condemns arrest of Sierra Leonean union leaders
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) condemns in the harshest tone possible such brutal infraction of trade union rights.
Nigeria contributes $710m to ECOWAS, more than 13 countries put together
In the same period, 13 other countries contributed a cumulative amount of 697. 947 million dollars.
Vice President takes over amid Gabon President Bongo’s illness
President Bongo has been in a Saudi hospital after suffering a stroke last month
Over 30,000 Cameroonian refugees arrive Nigeria – UN
Violence in Cameroon’s primarily English-speaking north-west and south-west areas has worsened over the past year.
Cameroon to inaugurate president-elect Biya on Tuesday
The 85-year-old Biya won the presidential poll in October.
West Africa countries lose $7 billion dollars to Ebola – Official
The official says nearly 12,000 people died from the epidemic in 2014.