The Pakistan Muslim League-Q was kicked out of office in the 2008 election, weakened by association with military ruler General Pervez Musharraf.
Central African Republic Prime Minister Nicolas Tiangaye has appealed for the help of France and of a regional African force to combat following last month’s rebel takeover.
In a new book on Niger a Dutch author charts the history of what he calls Africa's first coup d'état.
Eritrean army tanks besieged the information ministry in central Asmara on Monday after some 200 mutineers seized the building to call for political reform, diplomatic and diaspora
Sudanese authorities have foiled a military coup. Several military officers and civilians involved in the scheme have been arrested.
Mauritian President Mohamed Ould Aziz is to be flown to Paris for medical treatment Sunday after being shot by a military unit, sources say.
Madagascar’s leader Andry Rajoelina and the man he toppled in 2009, Marc Ravalomanana, met Wednesday on a private island in the Seychelles with orders from other southern African nations to ...
Military chiefs from West African countries are set to meet later today in the Nigerian capital Abuja to discuss the situation in Mali and Guinea Bissau, following military coups earlier this ...
Guinea Bissau's the military has accepted the former president of East Timor, Jose Ramos-Horta, as a mediator to help resolve the crisis in the country, following last week's military coup, ...
Mali’s interim president threatened to launch “total war” on Tuareg rebels and Islamist militias controlling the north of the country at his swearing-in Thursday.