The signing of a major peace agreement by ten rebel groups in the Central African Republic is a welcome step towards peace after years of violent chaos.
A Burundi army general has said that a group of military officers have dismissed President Pierre Nkurunziza following unrest over his campaign to be re-elected for a third term.
Muhammadu Buhari secured a landslide victory in the March 28 elections, and became the first opposition figure to win power through a peaceful democratic transition since the country’s re-establishment of democracy in 1999
Twenty-one years ago – on April 7, 1994 – the genocide that would kill up to one million people in Rwanda began. Another million individuals would be implicated as perpetrators, leaving Rwandans and many others to ask: how does a country begin to bring so many suspects to justice?
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens more injured and taken hostage after militants from the Islamist militant group al-Shabab stormed a university in eastern Kenya.