Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 06:23
Nigeria's former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been arrested for allegedly stealing $2bn (£1.3bn), his representatives say.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:54
The weak central government is struggling with a host of challenges: entrenched poverty, drug smuggling, and a mix of growing competition and collaboration among Islamist factions in the West African region.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:37
When asked to name solutions to the crisis in Mali, the largest percentage of displaced people — over 40 percent — referenced the importance of improving governance and reducing corruption. In other words, the most popular idea to resolve the crisis pointed not to a security response but to government reform.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:26
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday night announced a new government structure, increasing the number of ministries and departments.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 06:16
President Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Monday a raft of measures to bolster the fight against corruption that is endemic in East Africa's largest economy.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 06:06
The U.S. State Department opposes the UK Foreign Office on the attempted coup in Hargeisa. The Americans accuse the dissident leader of being close to radical Islamists.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 05:49
The United States is to put sanctions on four current and former officials in Burundi in connection with the continuing violence there.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:13
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says his government never awarded any contract in the range of $2 billion dollars.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:46
Insurgents took responsibility Thursday for a failed mortar attack overnight on Burundi's presidential palace, in one of the first known such attempts in months of anti-government unrest.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:41
Kenya's anti-corruption commission has stepped up its investigations into alleged looting of public funds and has put two ministers in court, but its head says the judiciary needs to work harder to deliver convictions.