"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.
In Nigeria, a series of nationwide public hearings is underway into complaints by tens of thousands of people who have lost their homes and business premises as a result of forced evictions.
A new railway in East Africa, a jailed hip hop artist and a partnership against terrorism are among today's headlines in the African Press.
Kenya is still negotiating with the ICC. Nigeria buys arms. Lagos's sexual violence centre is busy and Tanzania takes up the fight against gender-based violence. Thousands of ...
Today, Kampala may be laying off its mayor, Nigeria looks to London to feed its asylum-seeker, Tanzania wants local chicken and Johannesburg is being sold off, piece by piece.
The Nigerian press reacts to President Goodluck Jonathan’s sudden illness in London.
The French hostage who escaped Islamist kidanappers in Nigeria last weekend says that the killing of RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon inspired him to run away from his captors.
An engineer held hostage for 11 months by armed Islamists in Nigeria has returned to France, accompanied by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The kidnapping was claimed by Ansaru, a split-off ...
Alain Rodier is a former intelligence officer and the director of research at the French Centre for Research on Intelligence (Cf2R).
The French hostage Francis Collomp, who was kidnapped in Nigeria on 19 December 2012, was released on Sunday.