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Mali cleric says crisis can be resolved without president resigning

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The Muslim cleric seen as the driving force behind Mali’s protest movement said the country’s political crisis could be resolved without President Ibrahim Boubacar...

Tanzanian opposition leader who survived 2017 gun attack returns from exile

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Tanzanian’s opposition leader and potential presidential candidate Tundu Lissu arrived home on Monday from Belgium where he took exile and underwent treatment after being...

Why Mali is in turmoil again

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West African heads of state are meeting via video link on Monday to try to resolve a political crisis in Mali they worry could...

Deposed Central African Republic leader announces presidential bid

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Deposed former Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announced on Saturday his candidacy for the December presidential vote despite being under UN sanctions and...

Somalia’s parliament ousts prime minister in no-confidence vote

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Somalia’s parliament ousted Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in a no-confidence vote on Saturday, as a simmering power struggle between him and the president...

Uganda’s Museveni seeks re-election to extend rule to four decades

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Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni has collected papers to seek nomination as the ruling party’s candidate in next year’s presidential election, the party said...

Sudan’s Bashir and allies on trial for leading 1989 coup

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Sudan started on Tuesday a new trial against ousted President Omar al-Bashir and some of his former allies on charges of leading a military...

Congo replaces sanctioned army chief with deputy also sanctioned for rights abuses

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Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed a new head of the army to replace General John Numbi, state television said on...

Mali opposition rejects ECOWAS proposals on ending political crisis

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An influential opposition group in Mali rejected a proposal by regional mediators on Sunday aimed at ending a political crisis in which at least...

Gabon appoints first woman prime minister amid government shakeup

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Gabon President Ali Bongo on Thursday promoted his defence minister, Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda, to prime minister on Thursday, the first time a woman...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...