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The Nigerian army has declared 100 Boko Haram  members wanted
10/11/2015 - Africa

Africa experts debate Islamist terror without borders

Senegal's President Macky Sall is calling on African countries to promote a "tolerant Islam" and share intelligence to combat jihadist groups across the continent.
The mother of Idris Mavukiro, an opposition supporter who was killed on 23 July 2015 during an alleged robbery, mourns the death of her son in Bujumbura.
06/11/2015 - Burundi

UN Security Council incapable of handling Burundi 'tragedy' says UN Special Rapporteur

Members of the international community need to “stop playing games” and effectively deal with the “impending crisis” in Burundi, UN Special Rapporteur Pablo de Greiff has told ...
People attend the funeral of a Burundian journalist and his family and a member of the International Organization for Migration humanitarian team in Bujumbura on 20 October 2015, after they were shot dead on 13 October.
29/10/2015 - Burundi

UN Security Council 'follows in the footsteps' of the African Union on Burundi crisis

The UN Security Council on Wednesday stood behind the African Union and its tough stance on Burundi in light of continuing violence and human rights abuses.

African press review 16 October 2015

Nigerian suicide bombers kill dozens in packed Maiduguri mosque;.

African press review 15 October 2015

The danger of a strike by gold miners in South Africa recedes; Keya wants faster action on east African regional integration; we now know when Burkin Faso's postponed elections are going to be held, ...

African press review 14 October 2015

The coal sector strike is over in South Africa; the dispute between the ANC and Thuli Madonsela is not. Nigeria has asked for international help to get the missing oil billions back.
Haile Selassie, Ethiopian emperor and "elect of God", died 40 years ago
27/08/2015 - Ethiopia

Lion of Judah or pro-Western dictator? Haile Selasse still debated 40 years after his death

On 27 August 1975 a French reporter phoned the Ethiopian imperial palace, which had been overrun by Marxist army officers the previous year. Haile Selassie I came to the phone.

African press review 20 June 2015

Did President Jacob Zuma and ministers plot Sudan's Omar al-Bashir's escape?

African press review 19 June 2015

Spend thrifts in Nigeria shiver as President Buhari places half of the presidential fleet on sale.

African press review 18 June 2015

No easy way out of the ICC for South Africa after Omar al -Beshir fiasco.