France’s top court bars access to Rwanda genocide files

Paris - France's highest court ruled on Friday that a researcher could be denied access to sensitive archives concerning the 1994 genocide in Rwanda...

Audit shows no hacking of Kenya vote system: French firm

Nairobi - An audit of the electronic system used to tally votes in Kenya's cancelled presidential poll showed no manipulation of data, the French...

Chidinma Ekile is having the time of her life in Tanzania

Chidinma Ekile, popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who in 2010 rose to stardom after winning the...

EU: spot checks show confusion, not conspiracy in Kenyan election

NAIROBI - Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday,...

Nasa, judges skip Uhuru speech to Parliament

Kenya opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) MPs and the entire Judiciary Tuesday kept off President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inaugural address to the 12th Parliament. Mr Kenyatta...

South Sudan rebels accuse government of new offensive

JOHANNESBURG - South Sudan's armed opposition has accused government troops of attacking a town that has sheltered thousands of displaced people near the Sudan...

Ethiopian Airline indicates interest in Arik Air

The Management of Ethiopian Airlines has submitted a formal proposal to take charge of troubled carrier Arik Air, which accounts for more than half...

Kenya’s Odinga rejects vote re-run date without “guarantees”, Kenyatta rebuffs demand

NAIROBI - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday his coalition would not participate in the re-run of a presidential election proposed for...

Showdown looms between Kenya opposition, ruling party over election board

NAIROBI - Kenya’s government will not replace the election board ahead of the new elections ordered by the Supreme Court, a presidential spokesman said...

Angola opposition parties call for election recount

Luanda - Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last week's general election, alleging "irregularities" during the vote that...