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Nigerian finance minister resigns

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, who she stepped down over allegations of using a forged...

New Egyptian defence minister

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Egypt named a new minister of defence in a cabinet sworn in on Thursday by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to mark the...

Tunisian interior minister fired after migrant boat disaster

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Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed fired Interior Minister Lotfi Brahem, a government statement said, after one of the worst migrant boat accidents...

Uganda security minister, police chief sacked

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Uganda sacked its security minister and police chief after authorities faced a wave of criticism for failing to solve a series of...

New DR Congo interior minister

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Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila appointed the head of his political party as interior minister to oversee security in the...

Former Egyptian interior minister arrested

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Former Egyptian Interior Minister Habib al-Adly was arrested after failing to hand himself over to authorities after being sentenced to seven years...

Former Zimbabwe finance minister to remain in custody

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Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, charged with three counts of corruption for offences that allegedly took place two decades ago, was...

Dutch defence minister resigns over Mali deaths

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Dutch caretaker Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis is resigning after a report highlighted serious failures by her department during a United Nations peacekeeping...

CAR defence minister sacked

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Central African Republic (CAR) president Faustin-Archange Touadera has sacked his defence minister, according to a state radio broadcast, amid growing violence threatening...

Somali soldiers arrested after minister shot

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The Somali government arrested two soldiers in connection with the killing a government minister in a suspected case of mistaken identity according...

Somali security forces mistakenly shoot a minister

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Somali security forces shot dead a minister for public works in his car in Mogadishu after mistaking him for an Islamist militant,...

Payments were loans, ex-Guinea minister tells jury

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A former Guinea government minister accused of laundering $8.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping a Chinese conglomerate secure mining rights...

New Mali Prime Minister

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Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has replaced the West African nation's prime minister, according to a decree read on state-owned television. Abdoulaye Idrissa...

Ex-Nigerian oil minister charged with money laundering

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Former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was in the post between 2010-15, has been charged with money laundering, the country's financial...

Tanzanian information minister sacked

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Tanzania President John Magufuli sacked the country's information minister on Thursday, the first cabinet change since taking office in late 2015. Magufuli, nicknamed...

Burundi minister shot and killed

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A gunman killed Burundi's environment and water minister on Sunday, police said, the first senior government figure to be murdered in nearly...

South Sudan vice president sacks minister after “defection”

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South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar has fired a minister who he said had defected to his long-time rival President Salva Kiir's...

South Sudan vice president sacks minister after “defection”

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South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar has fired a minister who he said had defected to his long-time rival President Salva Kiir's...

Minister Mapisa-Nqakula’s heartening maiden defence budget

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's maiden budget, presented to Parliament three weeks short of her first year in office, was...

Ministerial level meeting sets the tone for national military veteran’s organisation

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A five-strong delegation from the SA National Military Veterans Organisation (SANMVA) met with both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Defence and...

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