Central Africa

Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims

2019-07-13 22:11

Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people.

Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks

2019-06-19 18:27

Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides remain high.

4 killed as hospital torched in Cameroon's anglophone west

2019-02-12 06:43

Four people died when gunmen raided a hospital and burnt it to the ground in western Cameroon where anglophone separatists have been fighting troops, witnesses and a local official say.

WATCH: I've never experienced happiness in my marriage' - #ChildMarriages

2017-02-01 15:52

Despite efforts to end child marriages, one in four girls across Sub Saharan Africa is forced into marriage before their 18th birthday, says a human rights group.

Sudan Islamists protest French role in CAR

2014-03-14 16:13

At least fundamental Muslim protesters in Sudan have gathered for the second week in a row to denounce France’s role in the CAR.


Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan

2019-06-23 06:45

Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan.

Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in

2019-06-14 06:19

Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded.

Cameroonians collecting thousands for anglophone regions

2018-07-03 19:33

Cameroonians have donated hugely to an emergency aid fund for two anglophone regions hit by violence between separatists and government forces, the state media reports.

Ivory Coast ex-leader to seek party leadership from jail

2014-11-13 07:37

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo, awaiting trial in the Hague for his role in the country’s 2010-2011 political crisis, will vie to reclaim his party’s leadership, it has emerged.

Illegal logging ravages DR Congo forests

2013-06-03 09:42

Multinational companies are profiting hand over fist from abusive forestry practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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