Special Report

Angola's secretive leader heads towards exit

By DANIEL GARELO PENSADOR in Luanda | Friday, February 3   2017 at  16:35

Eduardo dos Santos ready to hand over the baton

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Former journalist to face Kagame in Rwanda poll

By EDMUND KAGIRE in Kigali | Monday, February 6   2017 at  15:48

Man with no known track record to take on long-serving president

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Tripoli residents in daily ordeal on uprising anniversary

By AFP | Thursday, February 16   2017 at  13:22

Tripoli has been controlled by dozens of armed groups since Gaddafi's fall.

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Call to probe AU Commission polls

By AGGREY MUTAMBO in Addis Ababa | Tuesday, January 31   2017 at  16:28

Amina Mohamed blames Kenya's neighbours for loss

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Linguistic divide threatens to tear Cameroon apart

By NDI EUGENE NDI in Yaoundé | Monday, February 6   2017 at  11:28

Government shuts Internet to counter simmering dissent

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Meet Ugandan who writes jokes for Trevor Noah

By DANILE K. KALINAKI in Nairobi | Saturday, January 28   2017 at  12:01

Comedy a serious business for Joseph Opio

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How Jammeh was persuaded out of power

By MOUCTAR BAH in Banjul | Friday, January 27   2017 at  18:45

Negotiators played on dictator's deep Muslim faith and professed love of country

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