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Kabila coalition wins DR Congo senate majority

Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s coalition won a clear majority in senate elections officials said, further undermining his successor Felix Tshisekedi’s...

Intruders storm Nigerian parliament

Three men burst into Nigeria's Senate and snatched the legislature's ceremonial mace, in an incident the body's spokesman blamed on a suspended...

Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency

Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest...

Nigerian Senate president faces car customs allegation investigation

The president of Nigeria's upper house of parliament is to be investigated by lawmakers over allegations he attempted to evade payment of...

Senate defeat weakens France’s Sarkozy

The French left's sweeping victory in Senate elections at the weekend does not mean the presidency is in the bag for the...