A French appeal court has ruled against the extradition of Beninese businessman Patrice Talon, who is accused of plottting to kill President Thomas Boni Yayi.
A high-ranking UN official says the human rights situation in Eritrea is so dire that hundreds of thousands of people have fled the country.
A UN official says he is deeply concerned about overcrowding in prisons in Ghana.
Tamils staged a rare protest in northern Sri Lanka on Tuesday ahead of the Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting later this week.
An outspoken Gambian Muslim cleric, who was detained for more than five months after criticising the execution of nine prisoners last year, has won the first-ever pan-African human rights ...
The US's new representative for Africa's Great Lakes region has upped the pressure on Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to end the bloody M23 rebellion in north-east DRC.
French President François Hollande met Laos's leader Choummaly Sayasone in Paris on Tuesday in the first visit by a Loatian president since the country's independence from France some 60 ...
The European Union (EU) has slammed France's policy towards Roma migrants, repeating criticisms made against right-wing former president Nicolas Sarkozy's government.
Lawyers and immigrants' rights activists are up in arms about new immigration courts due to open this year near detention centres at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport.
France should take in more Syrian refugees, the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, said Tuesday.