Cameroon’s English-speaking regions gripped by deadly violence
There have been rights abuses by both Cameroon forces and armed separatists.
AWCON qualifier: Falcons seal 1-0 win against Scorpions of Gambia
Amarachi Okoronkwo’s long range shot 19 minutes into the game separated both sides.
Nine people killed in Boko Haram attacks in Niger – Officials
The tragedy was perpetrated by at least three suicide bombers.
In Ghana, investigative film crew faces death threats, harassment
Mr. Anas has previously shot investigative films on topics including alleged corruption within the Ghanaian judiciary.
Buhari meets new Sierra Leone leader, offers support
Mr Buhari says Nigeria will continue to stand by the country.
International donors pledge $2bn to support Gambia
The pledge was made at an international donors’ conference aimed at strengthening The Gambia’s democracy and development.
U.S. commandos killed in Niger not authorised to participate in mission – Sen. Kaine
Four U.S. soldiers were killed in the attack, while two others were wounded.
Ghana opens embassy in Qatar after decades of “progressive’’ ties
“The bilateral relations between Qatar and Ghana will be further expanded, strengthened and consolidated.”
Herders/Farmers conflicts: Nigeria, ECOWAS to host regional conference
A sub-regional ministerial meeting will hold on April 26 in Abuja.
Sierra Leone’s new president calls on rival not to challenge results
The new president indicates he might offer his challeger a role in government.
French, Malian troops kill 30 insurgents in gun battle
“A number of Malian soldiers died in the ensuing gun battle.”
APC’s Kamara vows to challenge Sierra Leone’s presidential runoff result
Mr Kamara has also refused to congratulate the new president, Julius Maada Bio.
APC dethroned in Sierra Leone; Julius Maada Bio sworn in as president
The new leader briefly ruled the country as head of a military junta in 1996.
Cameroon army frees 18 hostages held in Anglophone region
The group was abducted on its way to the Twin Lakes in Mount Manengouba National Park.
Sierra Leone Poll: Heads of Int’l Observation Missions meet ahead result announcement
“This tension is what the heads of observation missions are resolved to douse.”
Sierra Leone presidential run-off: Vote counting commences
Voting closed 5p.m.
Voters in Sierra Leone return to polls for presidential run-off
Run-off vote is between opposition leader Julius Maada Bio and ruling party candidate Samura Kamara.
We’re ready for Saturday’s run off Poll – Sierra Leone NEC
The commission was deploying some 63,000 permanent and ad-hoc staff across the 11,122 polling stations.
Thousands of Ghanaians protest expanded military cooperation with U.S.
“They (the American military) become a curse everywhere they are, and I am not ready to mortgage my security.”