Officials in Benin says one person has been killed as the security forces clashed with protesters ahead of Sunday's presidential election. Health workers said six others were wounded by gunfire in the town of Save, where demonstrations have been held for several days.
Benin's President Patrice Talon looks set to win re-election to a second term on Sunday in presidential ballot critics say is already tilted in his favour after a crackdown on opponents. A cotton tycoon first elected in 2016, Talon faces two little-known rivals with...
By Kizzi Asala and Serge Koffi, Africanews Africanews special correspondent Serge Koffi, walks us through an informative summary of the upcoming presidential election in Djibouti: In the Running Two candidates, an incumbent president and an independent contender....
By Kizzi Asala and Joel Honoré Kouam, Africanews A surprising announcement was made today in N'Djamena by former rebel leader Baba Ladé -- better known as the "Lion of the Forest". The former warlord accused of having massacred civilians in CAR, arrested by...
Lalla Sy BBC News, Abidjan A trial related to one of the worst massacres during Ivory Coast's post-election crisis of 2010-2011 started on Wednesday. It is a long-awaited trial that could determine who were the accomplices of former militia leader Amade...