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The French president Francois Hollande, visiting violence-hit African nation, has said that his country's presence in the Central African Republic was "not out of any self-interest" and that the intervention was dangerous but "necessary" to avoid a bloody civil war.
It will surely be a moment for the ages: tens of thousands of South Africans, dozens of presidents and prime ministers, celebrities and street sweepers -- all gathered Tuesday in Johannesburg to pay respects to Nelson Mandela, who died last week.
The gag order recently placed on reporting contents of secret recordings by the wanted former head of the Liberia Airport Authority Ellen Corkrum has been revoked.
Malian authorities found overnight Tuesday in the southern garrison town of Kati near the capital Bamako, a mass grave containing the bodies believed to be those of soldiers close to Mali’s ousted president Amadou Toumani Toure, officials said.
A recent banning order on the publication of secret recordings revealing scandals in government and other sensitive information has come in for strong condemnation in Liberia.
Ghana told a U.N. panel in July that Ivory Coast sent hit squads earlier this year to attempt to abduct or kill exiled supporters of ex-Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, the panel's report has revealed.
The United Nations will start using surveillance drones for the first time in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday in a landmark intelligence-gathering advance for the world body.
Mali's defence minister vowed Monday he would not pose "any obstacle" to the court case against General Amadou Sanogo, the leader of a March 2012 coup that plunged the country into crisis
South Africa will charge one of Nelson Mandela's grandsons with assault and brandishing a gun at another man, a prosecutor's official said on Sunday, in a further embarrassment for the anti-apartheid hero's large and fractious family.
Gambia’s Information Minister, the prolific writer and journalist Nana Grey Johnson, has been relieved of his cabinet post. It is the latest in a series of ministerial sackings, with President Yahya Jammeh still evidently unhappy with his team.