Three UN peacekeepers have been killed in the Central African Republic (CAR) as tensions flare between government and rebel forces. The UN said unidentified combatants carried out two attacks, leaving two other peacekeepers injured. The group were stationed in CAR to...
Lalla Sy BBC News The Constitutional Council in Burkina Faso has confirmed the victory of Roch Marc Christian Kaboré in the November presidential election. Mr Kaboré secured a second term by garnering 57.7% of the vote. His main...
Jonathan Paye-Layleh BBC News, Monrovia The only female of Liberia’s 30-member Senate retained her seat in last Tuesday’s nationwide elections. Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence defeated her main challenger, former Foreign Minister Gbehzohn Milton Findley, by around 2,000 votes. The...
By Rédaction Africanews and Euronews Ghana's incumbent president Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has been declared winner of the country's presidential election. In an announcement on Wednesday, the country's election commission said Akufo Ado had polled 51.59 per cent as against main...
Thomas Naadi BBC News, Accra Ghana’s opposition leader, John Mahama, has expressed concern over the alleged use of the military to intimidate and attack his supporters in some parts of the country. The government has denied the allegations.