Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o, through his private foundation has announced that he will raise funds to help those who are trying to relieve the displaced population and also alert international opinion on the fate of children that may have lost their parents and their source of livelihood.More about this news
The two main parties in Ivory Coast's ruling coalition will merge after elections later this year, aiming to consolidate support for President Alassane Ouattara, one of the party leaders said on Wednesday.
A court in Chad has sentenced seven ex-policemen to life in prison for torture committed during the rule of ousted President Hissene Habre.
Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor has been ordered to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK, after losing a request to be transferred to Rwanda.
The US embassy in Uganda has warned that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terrorist attacks in the capital Kampala.
Nigeria's two main presidential candidates have signed an agreement to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday.
Brussels - The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Domingos Simões Pereira, assured today, Wednesday, that the country is different and ready "for a renewed partnership."
Nairobi - A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons, reports said Wednesday.
DAMASAK, Nigeria - Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, residents said on Tuesday.