In Senegal, the arrest of Karim Wade, son of the former president, Abdoulaye Wade, continues to divide the nation. Karim is accused of stealing over 1 billion euros from state coffers during ...
In the African press this morning: the Algerian President is in hospital in Paris; Kenya wins the Confederations of African Rugby Sevens tournament; and questions about a mining company director's ...
The West should pay as much attention to Africa as China and other developing economies are doing, Senegal’s President Macky Sall told RFI in Washington.
At least five people were killed in a gold mining village on the Senegal/Mali border late Wednesday night when Malians clashed with Burkina Faso nationals.
Senegalese director Alain Gomis has won the Golden Stallion prize for best film at the 23rd pan-African films festival, Fespaco.
RFI has been told the trial of Chad’s former dictator,Hissene Habré, will start this year, possibly as soon as April.
Eighty witnesses are waiting to give evidence against four Kenyans at the ICC and they won't be returning to their homeland. Miniskirts are banned from Kenyan courts, for lawyers, at least.
French troops have fought Islamist fighters in the Malian town of Diabaly in the first ground clashes after days of air strikes, according to Malian security forces.
Islamist forces based in northern Mali declared on Monday that they will avenge France’s military offensive against them with an attack on French soil.
French Mirage fighter jets on Sunday pounded Mali for a third day and a top Islamist leader was reported killed as African troops headed to the west African country.