Seven people were detained when military forces stormed a tanker suspected to have been hijacked off the Isle of Wight.
The anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria created a powerful movement that appeared to shake those in power, but after a turbulent fortnight, we consider where it goes from here.
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala voiced confidence on Friday in her quest to lead the crisis-wracked World Trade Organisation after all of Africa backed her candidacy, vowing she would champion reform.
A police officer and a civilian have been killed in the Nigerian city of Lagos as protests continue against police brutality for a sixth day.
The economic damage as well as the health costs caused by coronavirus has left Africa needing $1.2tn (£920bn) over the next three years, the International Monetary Fund has said.
Schools in Sierra Leone reopened after six months on Monday, as parents weighed whether it was safe for children to resume lessons.
The U.S. has urged the transitional government in Mali to honour its commitments to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
A former Liberian leader and Africa’s first elected female president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has given an insight into her tortuous political journey
The greatest challenge facing Nigeria as Africa’s most populous nation marks 60 years of independence from the UK.
The newly sworn in President of Mali’s transition government Bah N’daw has praised the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator and former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan for the role he played towards restoring normalcy in Mali, following a protracted socio-political crisis in the country.