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 ...
The relatives of four French hostages kidnapped two-and-a-half years ago in northern Niger protested across France on Saturday demanding their release.
French and Malian troops have rounded up about 50 suspected Islamist fighters on an island near north Mali’s main town, Gao.
In a new book on Niger a Dutch author charts the history of what he calls Africa's first coup d'état.
France paid a ransom of millions of euros to Al Qaida’s north African arm for four hostages held in Niger but they were not freed
Five things we learned from Day 10 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
South Africa coach Gordon Igesund last night hailed his players and the Durban crowd as Bafana Bafana reached the quarter-finals for the first time since 2002. Igesund’s side drew 2-2 ...
Ghana go into their final pool stage game with the chance of finishing as winners of Group B. Their opponents, Niger, have an outside possibility of qualifying for the last eight.
Five things we learned on day six of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Making news in France : the hostage crisis at a gas plant in Algeria; the continuing military intervention in Mali; and snow.