A suicide bomber blew himself up in a bar in front of the UN building in southern Somali town of Baidoa on Tuesday.
The new state of South Sudan, along with Myanmar, has been admitted into the international organization of parliamentarians - the Inter Parliamentary Union or IPU.
Mali has been suspended from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) a body that brings together world parliamentarians.
The African Union has said that it is going to deploy more than 5,000 forces to hunt for the elusive and notorious LRA leader, Joseph Kony.
The European Commission has announced the temporary suspension of development operations in Mali after soldiers staged a coup in the west African nation on Thursday.
At least six internally displaced people, or IDPs, were killed and seven others wounded on Monday after al-Shebab rebels attacked an IDP camp with mortars near the presidential palace in ...
The situation in Somalia has been unstable for almost 22 years, leading some experts to believe the crisis is insoluable - at least in the short-to-medium term.
Socialist candidate François Hollande says he intends to completely re-shape France’s relationship with Africa, and hopes France will engage more with the continent’s democratic ...
As the bitter dispute between Senegal’s incumbent president, Abdoulaye Wade, and the opposition coalition, M23, raged on, African Union observers’ team chief Olusegun Obasanjo arrived ...
The former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived in Senegal at the head of an African Union mission ahead of presidential elections due to take place on Sunday.