Central Africa

UN Rights Chief calls for end to electoral violence in DR Congo

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has condemned the latest eruption of violence against opposition rallies in ...
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Cameroon President Paul Biya Halts Prosecution of 289 Separatists

Cameroon President Paul Biya has called a halt to the prosecution of 289 separatists from the West African country’s western ...
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Teen killed, Election depot torched as DRC Presidential campaign heats up

A teenager was shot dead in DR Congo's central Kasai region on Thursday as party faithful gathered to welcome one ...
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At Least two killed during DR Congo opposition rally, reports

At least two people have been killed and more than 40 injured after police attacked opposition supporters at a rally ...
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Nobel Peace prize laureate Mukwege worried DR Congo Elections could

Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and ...
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Gabon Vice President confirms President Ali Bongo suffered stroke

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba suffered a stroke which led to his hospitalization, Vice President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou confirmed ...
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DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila says won’t rule out return to power

President Joseph Kabila may have stepped aside for the moment, but he hasn’t ruled out a future run in the ...
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Aid groups accuse U.N. of manipulating data ahead of Congo polls

Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections ...
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Gabon president Ali Bongo makes first appearance since falling sick

Gabon President Ali Bongo made his first appearance since falling ill nearly six weeks ago, in a video shared by ...
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Gabon’s President Ali Bongo to receive treatment in Morocco

The Moroccan Foreign Ministry said that Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba will receive treatment in a hospital in Morocco's capital ...
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