A French court is currently considering an extradition request for Patrice Talon, a Benin businessman who lives in Paris, to be sent back to Cotonou.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmandinejad began a tour of three African countries yesterday. As head of the non-alignement movement, he started his tour with a one-day visit to Benin, followed ...
Benin has reacted harshly after France warned its citizens there to be on alert for possible revenge kidnappings or attacks over its military offensive in Mali.
A French tanker has been hijacked off Côte d’Ivoire, port authority officials in Abidjan, the country’s economic capital, confirmed on Monday, following reports that the vessel ...
Five things we learned from day five at the Africa Cup of Nations.
France's foreign minister met on Thursday with a former US death row inmate, as he launched a campaign at the United Nations calling for a universal ban on executions.
The return of a bustling nightlife to Mogadishu and a Chinese company's plan to convert prisons in Zimbabwe into shopping centres, are among the stories in today's African dailies.
The top Ecowas mediator, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, told the meeting of politicians, religious and trade union ...
The bloc of West African states, Ecowas, has set coup leaders in Mali a three-day ultimatum to restore constitutional order or face diplomatic and economic isolation.
France’s Foreign Affairs Minister Alain Juppé continued his African tour on Sunday with a visit to Mali.