Cameroon’s aging Biya holds first cabinet meeting since 2015
A letter calling his council of ministers to the Unity Palace did not reveal the agenda.
Sierra Leone Polls: Run-off declared as opposition candidate, Maada Bio, wins first round
The run-off between the ruling and opposition candidates will hold March 27
Sierra Leone’s electoral commission orders recount of ballots in 247 Polling Stations
The stations are located in 16 districts in the country
Opposition candidate leads in Sierra Leone with 75% result declared
NEC says recount of votes underway in some districts offices.
Sierra Leone election too close to call with half results in
The election looks set for a second round.
Sierra Leone Polls: Why we won’t announce results now – NEC
The general elections were held on Wednesday
Polls open in Sierra Leone general elections amidst calls for fairness
About 3.1 million voters are expected to choose amongst 16 candidates aiming to succeed President Ernest Bai Makoro.
3.17 million Sierra Leonean set to vote for new leaders
Election observers called for free, fair elections.
Jonathan urges credible, peaceful elections in Sierra Leone
The ex-Nigerian leader meets President Koroma, NEC, candidates and other stakeholders.
Election: Sierra Leone police deploys 13,000 personnel
The general elections will hold on Wednesday
Burkina Faso Prime Minister speaks after deadly attacks
Paul Kaba Thieba says he was unhurt after attack on his office building.
Commission frowns at disrespect of ECOWAS court decisions by members
The ECOWAS commission gets new president, Claude Brou
Ghana records first death from Lassa fever in 2018
Lassa fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever known to be endemic in Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria
Jonathan leads observer mission for Sierra Leone elections
The elections hold on March 7.
Ghana to tighten control on gold exports to protect revenues
Ghanaian law requires that the state-run Precious Minerals Marketing Company test and validate mineral production before export
Boko Haram executed over 60 suicide attacks in Cameroon in 2017 – UN
The UN deputy relief chief stated said this on her arrival in Chad for a two-day visit.
ANALYSIS: Top contenders for Sierra Leone presidential election
This will be the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic.
ECOWAS opens Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control in Abuja
The centre will handle disease coordination, surveillance, response, diagnosis, prevention and control across West Africa
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf reacts to winning Mo Ibrahim Prize
“I have led a life of service and sacrifice on behalf of the Liberian people.”
Liberia church massacre survivors sue alleged perpetrator in U.S. court
The mass killing occurred in July, 1990.