The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it expects a smooth transition from Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. ECOWAS Chairman and Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama stated this on during a last month visit at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja where...
Egypt's first democratically elected president and leader of the Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohammed Mursi, has been jailed 20 years without parole on charges arising from the killing of protesters. Mursi who was in the dock three years after winning elections, was ousted after mass protests against his rule broke out...
In the wake of attacks on foreign nationals residing in South Africa last month, thousands of South Africans marched in Durban to protest against the xenophobic attacks that has drawn worldwide condemnation. Related to the attacks, the country's Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko launched a national campaign focused on behavioural change....
A court in Guinea sentenced 11 people to life in prison for murdering a team educating locals about the risks of Ebola in a remote part of the West African country last year, according to a state prosecutor. The victims included local administrators, two medical officers, a pastor and three...
HOW TO DIGEST THE REALITY OF 1,500 dead migrants when most of the victims are lost to the sea; their hopes, dreams and even their names drowned with them? Blame is of course being assigned; or rather deflected, divided, avoided. British stinginess, smugglers' greed, ISIL's savagery, European racism, the oppression of...