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Israel PM Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israeli police say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged over alleged bribery cases.

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Cameroon kicks off busy election year with senatorial polls

Cameroon will press ahead with its first election for 2018 ahead of the presidential vote later this year. A presidential ...

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ANC ‘decides Zuma must go’

South Africa’s ruling ANC party will formally request that President Jacob Zuma step down after he refused to resign, media ...

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Boko Haram releases three university lecturers, 10 women

The Nigerian government on saturday said three lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) who were abducted by suspected Boko ...

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Mo Ibrahim prize: Liberia’s Sirleaf wins African leadership prize

Liberia’s ex-president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has won the $5m (£3.6m) Mo Ibrahim prize for African Leadership.

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