In Mali as in Chad, the new presidents are the product of special forces — Colonel Assimi Goita in Bamako, General Idriss Deby in N'Djamena — who have replaced the constitutions with 'transition charter's
Vividly filmed with vibrant local colour and non-professional actors, the film movingly captures a clandestine sisterhood in a male-controlled society.
WFP wins Nobel Peace prize: From Yemen to Sudan, UN agency fights hunger in food-deprived places, war zones
Since its formation in 1961, WFP has worked tirelessly to battle hunger during cirises: From the 1980 famine in Ethiopia, the 2004 tsunami in Asia, to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and now the pandemic
French president Emmanuel Macron's comments come after Donald Trump pulled out US troops from Syria, leaving thousands of Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, which the Pentagon spent years training and arming against IS, vulnerable to Turkish attack.
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of disease
The Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
Torrential rains in Niger have caused heavy floods. 22 people were killed and over 45,000 people are displaced
Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'
The deputy chief executive of Oxfam Penny Lawrence resigned over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad
The US Supreme Court has said it will review President Donald Trump's latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a cafe in Cameroon's far north region Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding 28 others, witnesses told AFP.
Mali's prime minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his government resigned on Saturday, a surprise move just months ahead of presidential polls.
US Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Donald Trump's travel ban; further legal challenges expected
The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
A US appeals court allowed President Donald Trump to proceed with part of the latest version of his travel ban Monday, but it created an exemption for foreigners with American ties.
US travel ban: Federal judge blocks latest version of Donald Trump's executive order with hours to spare
A US federal judge on Tuesday barred the White House from implementing yet another version of President Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration
In new 'expanded' travel ban, Donald Trump targets citizens of eight countries including North Korea, Iran and Venezuela
Washington: Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the United States under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday.
Facing an escalating threat from North Korea and exodus of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at UN starting Monday to tackle these challenges
France's president Macron welcomed the German chancellor and the prime ministers of Italy and Spain to Paris, where the leaders held a summit to examine security
Fifteen people were shot dead in an overnight attack in north Cameroon, blamed on Boko Haram Islamists, a security source said on Saturday.
t least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria
Emmanuel Macron meets with five African heads of state to form 5,000-strong force to counter extremism
France's president meets Sunday in Mali with African heads of state to support a new 5,000-strong multinational force meant to counter extremism
A special court in Senegal was due to deliver its verdict today in the war crimes trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, bringing a long-awaited reckoning to victims and their families.