Niger: American hostage rescued by US special forces

Philip Walton, an American citizen, was abducted from a village in Niger by armed men on Monday.

Tanzania elections: Main opposition parties demand fresh vote

Opposition calls for mass protests after denouncing last week's presidential election as fraudulent.

US Elections: Athletes of African heritage are hoping to inspire their fans to vote

Athletes of African heritage based in the United States, are hoping to inspire their fans to vote in the US elections.

Ivory Coast elections: Voters go to the polls amid opposition boycott

President Alassane Ouattara is running for a third term which his opponents say is illegal.

Tanzania elections: President Magufuli in landslide win amid fraud claims

John Magufuli is re-elected by a landslide - but the opposition has dismissed the results.

Cameroonian asylum seeker in US denied reprieve

The Cameroonian refugee was about to be deported when he was granted a rare shot at Canadian asylum.

US Election: Clarkston, a haven for refugees

People from over 40 different countries have found a home in Clarkston, a small town in the state of Georgia.

Westgate attack: Two jailed over Kenyan shopping mall attack

The men are sentenced to 18 and 33 years for helping the attackers of Nairobi's Westgate complex.

Boxer Ramla Ali eyes glory on eve of pro debut

Ramla Ali begins a professional boxing career on Saturday which the former refugee hopes will take her to both world and Olympic glory.

Caf President Ahmad hospitalised after contracting Covid-19

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad is to spend the next five days in a Cairo hospital after contracting coronavirus.