by bbcafrica The World Trade Organization is due to announce on Thursday the final two candidates from a shortlist of five to lead the agency. Reports suggest they are both women - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria and...
By Chidinma Uchechukwumgemezu The Nigerian government is seeking the vote of Iran for its candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in the race to the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Director-General office. The WTO is looking for a new director-general to replace Brazilian Roberto Azevedo,...
Thomas Naadi BBC News, Accra Floods in north-eastern Ghana have killed seven people and made many others homeless. The country’s National Disaster Management Organisation (Nadmo) has dispatched a rescue team to assist residents of affected communities. The flooding...
by bbcafrica In our series of letter from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali, former editor-in-chief of Nigeria's Daily Trust newspaper, looks at difficulties Nigerian journalists face for simply doing their job.In Nigeria questions are still being asked about why some...
by bbcafrica A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond: image captionOn Sunday an unconventional church service takes place in Bunny's Tavern, Evaton, South Africa, celebrating the end of the country's alcohol ban...