Mali Insecurity keeps over 150,000 children out of school
“The denial of their right to education has reached a crisis point.”
Togo blocks Internet as protesters march for second day
Protesters want the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe.
ECOWAS: NLC urges Nigeria to oppose admission of Morocco
The Kingdom of Morocco has applied to join the ECOWAS.
Boko Haram attacks Cameroon village, kills 11, kidnaps eight
The attacked Gakara village is near the border with Nigeria.
Chad orders Qatar to close embassy, expels diplomats
Chad is not the first African state to move against Qatar.
Senegal reinstates Qatar ambassador, hopes for end to Gulf feud
Senegal recalled its ambassador on June 7.
Gambia presidency says blocks claimed by African Petroleum open for bids
The comments came after a statement from the Oslo-listed firm earlier in the day.
Sierra Leone mudslide: UN steps up effort to aid displaced families
At least 109 children lost their lives in the tragedy.
Buhari calls Sierra Leonean President over tragic mudslide
At least 270 people have been killed in the mudslide.
Sierra Leone to hold mass burial as death toll in mudslide nears 300
Some families were wiped out with no one to identify their bodies.
Two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack – Foreign Minister
Seven Burkina Faso citizens were also killed.
Gunmen attack UN base in Mali’s Timbuktu with machine guns
France launched operations in Mali in January 2013 to drive out al Qaeda-linked militants
Red cross recovers 179 bodies from Sierra Leone mudslide
The government says at least 200 people would have died.
Torture probe: Ex-Gambian minister to remain in Swiss jail
Ousman Sonko was interior minister from 2006 to 2016.
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.