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President Barrow to return to Gambia today

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Gambia's President Adama Barrow, inaugurated in neighbouring Senegal as mediators engineered an exit deal for longstanding ruler Yahya Jammeh, is to return...

Ghana opposition leader wins presidential election

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Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana's national election, becoming president elect at the third attempt and cementing the country's reputation as a...

Gambians celebrate after voting out ‘billion year’ leader

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Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for "a billion years", said he accepted his...

New Seychelles president sworn in

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Danny Faure was sworn in as the new president of Seychelles on Sunday, after thousands marched through the capital of the East...

Nigerian president’s wife may not back him at next election

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The wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says she may not back her husband at the next election unless he shakes up...

Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll

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Gabon President Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday and called for unity at a low-key ceremony following...

Zambia opposition misses deadline for election challenge

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Zambia will press on with swearing in its president, Edgar Lungu, for another five-year-term next week, after the opposition missed a deadline...

Bongo re-elected Gabon president, parliament set on fire

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Demonstrators in Gabon clashed with police and set part of the parliament building on fire on Wednesday amid anger among opposition supporters...

Zambian presidential inauguration delayed until court roles on vote

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Tuesday his inauguration would be delayed until a court rules on a challenge from his main...

Uganda’s Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Museveni’s re-election

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Uganda's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking nullification of President Yoweri Museveni's disputed re-election last month, clearing the way for...

Tunisia president asks for six-month political truce

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Tunisia's new president asked for a six-month political truce and a moratorium on strikes and protests, warning that otherwise the country would...

Sierra Leone probes alleged bribe in vice president office

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The government of Sierra Leone is investigating allegations that individuals in Vice-President Samuel Sam Sumana's office accepted kickbacks offered to them by...

Nigerian president sacks head of anti-graft agency

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a spokesman said giving no reason. The...

Gambian president tipped for re-election

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is poised to win a fourth term in elections this week in the West African country, popular with...

Security fears keep Nigeria president from home state vote

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Security fears kept Nigeria's president from attending his party's gubernatorial primary in his home state that has been tainted by an escalating...

Italy’s worried president steps in to calm markets

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Italy's president stepped in to try to calm markets after the country's borrowing costs raced to catastrophic levels, saying urgent action would...

Former Mubarak associate to run for president

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Ahmed Shafiq, a former Egyptian air force commander and close associate of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak, said on Thursday he planned to...

Posters back Egyptian army chief for president

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Posters calling for the head of Egypt's military council to run for president appeared around central Cairo alarming activists who said associates...

Cameroon vote count shows Biya landslide: source

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Preliminary results for Cameroon's presidential election showed a widely expected landslide victory for incumbent Paul Biya, a member of the national vote...

Ex-minister seeks role in Tunisia’s future

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Tunisia will face catastrophic consequences if it tries to exclude from power everyone associated with the president who was toppled in a...

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