Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:33
Nigerian troops were denied weapons to fight Boko Haram and thousands of lives were lost because of rampant fraud in the procurement process, President Muhammadu Buhari has alleged.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:12
While Boko Haram swept across the country, a former national security adviser awarded 'phantom contracts' to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets, bombs that were never supplied.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 06:38
Nigeria's leader has ordered the arrest of the former president's national security adviser for allegedly stealing billions of dollars meant to buy weapons to fight Boko Haram Islamic extremists rampaging across northeast Nigeria.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 06:28
The United States on Tuesday condemned a vote by Rwandan lawmakers to approve a change to their constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to serve a third term.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:28
Welcoming the commitment to hold elections in 2016, Samantha Power said the process should be free and fair, representing the will of the Somali people, including internally displaced persons and refugees.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 06:08
The United States, Britain and nine other countries pledged on Thursday to help Kenya to try to beat corruption, promising to step up efforts to prevent funds leaving the country and pushing for those who commit graft to be prosecuted.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 06:11
President Barack Obama's government has warned Kenya's leaders linked to corruption that they risked facing sanctions believed to include travel bans.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 08:46
Secretary Kerry congratulates the people of the United Republic of Tanzania on their presidential and parliamnetary elections, reaffirming Tanzania's strong democratic record.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 07:09
Kenya, a vital U.S. ally, has seen millions of dollars disappear through some very curious government spending. It included thousands of dollars for simple condom dispensers and, apparently, $85 for ballpoint pens — that is, $85 each.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 06:32
Across the continent, military takeovers are out and nasty legal maneuvering is in.