Corruption watchdog Transparency International has published its annual survey, showing Afghanistan, North Korea and ...
In Abidjan, the annual meeting of the African Securities Exchanges Association is taking place, with policy-makers, central bank ...
French troops have started to deploy in the Central African Republic, airlifting men and equipment to the capital Bangui, in preparation for an intervention to restore order.
South Africa's top appeals court says the authorities have a duty to investigate allegations of torture in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
Liberian newspaper editor Rodney Sieh tells RFI that he's emerged from a jail term a stronger man and better journalist.
Human rights activists are urging the UN Security Council to vote no to a Rwandan proposal to defer of the International Criminal Court trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for a year.
A new crowdsourcing project is aiming to do what US special forces couldn't do - find the notorious leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony.
The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has defeated the M23 rebels, says it is planning an offensive against other armed groups in the east of the country.
Somali pirates have taken up to 300 million euros in ransoms over the past seven years.The Pirate Trails report, published last week, tries to trace where the money goes and what it's ...
Nigerian police on Wednesday raided a "baby factory" where girls as young as 14 were being forced to have babies for sale. Teenage pregnancy is widespread across west Africa.