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Congo’s president seeks to alter constitution to allow third term

The Republic of Congo president Denis Sassou Nguesso on Tuesday announced a referendum on changes to the country’s constitution to allow him run for...

Burkina Faso’s Michel Kafando back in power

Burkina Faso’s interim president Michel Kafando is back in charge of the country. Kafando made the announcement on Wednesday after the RSP reached an agreement...

Death toll from Maiduguri blasts hits 117

The death toll from a series of Boko Haram related bomb blasts in Maiduguri in north eastern Nigeria has risen to at least 117,...

Burkina Faso coup leaders sign deal to stand down

Burkina Faso coup leaders have agreed to reinstate the deposed president to power and have promised to return to their barracks after signing a...

Zimbabwe filmmakers optimistic amidst challenges

African film-making is popular across the continent with powerhouses like Nigeria, leading the way in local productions. Now, despite a decade-long slump, it seems...

Alastair Sayer on why he loves freestyle motocross

Alastair Sayer is Africa's number one Freestyle Motocross rider, the 31-year-old from Orapa in Botswana recently was invited to compete in the prestigious Red...

Nigeria’s missing $700M allegedly stolen from sovereign wealth fund

A row has broken out among Nigerian officials over the whereabouts of 700 million dollars allegedly stolen from the country's sovereign wealth fund. Set up...

Thousands of IDPs in Adamawa state rebuild their lives

Thousands of Internally displaced persons in Adamawa state, Nigeria are getting their lives back after receiving interventions from locals and the American University of...

Mozambique blames ‘human error’ for 24 dumped babies

Mozambican authorities on Sunday blamed human error after 24 still-born babies from a local hospital were dumped at a waste site, news agency AIM...

South Sudan Post Cease Fire

Three weeks after the peace deal in South Sudan, the war-torn areas of South Sudan have witnessed a lot of emigration, with thousands fleeing...