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Gambia's Jammeh agrees to go, but exile terms...

"Jammeh has accepted he will leave power. The discussions revolve around where he will live in exile and the conditions around that," a Mauritanian source...

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Kenya's new electoral commission sworn in...

The seven new commissioners have only seven months to organise presidential and parliamentary elections which already have emotions flying high in the...

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African leaders who refused to step down...

In some countries, elections have been disputed amid deadly violence

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Tense Gambia awaits inauguration of new president...

Jammeh, who has ruled the former British colony with an iron fist for 22 years, initially acknowledged Barrow as the victor in December elections, but...

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Doctors' despair drives Kenya's longest medical...

Waliaula, 25, is one of thousands of Kenyan public sector doctors currently engaged in the country's longest-ever medical strike which has dragged on for...

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Mali car bomb kills 50 in fresh blow to peace...

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita ordered three days of national mourning following the attack, the worst in the country in recent years.

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Senegal asks UN to back 'all necessary measures'...

The Economic Community Of West African States has repeatedly called on leader Yahya Jammeh to respect the result of the December 1 election and step down...

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Gambia army chief says troops will not fight...

"We are not going to involve ourselves militarily. This is a political dispute," Chief of Defence Staff Ousman Badjie said, after eating dinner in a tourist...

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Starting gun fired in race to succeed S.Africa's...

The likely frontrunners are outgoing African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who is Zuma's former wife, and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa....

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UN says ready for talks with Congolese rebels...

Ugandan Foreign Minister Henry Okello Oryem on Sunday denied his country had any role in the alleged incursion.

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Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president...

The 70-year-old Republican billionaire placed his left hand on a bible used by Abraham Lincoln and recited the 35-word oath.