In the Interview: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara
"Out with the old, in with the new" is German coach Volker Finke's recipe for success for Cameroon's Indomitable Lions at the 2015 AFCON soccer tournament. They are up against stiff competition, including Ivory Coast.
The flood of refugees attempting to reach Europe from Africa and the Mid-East is turning into a global crisis, warns Alexander Betts, head of the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University in England.
Nigeria is marking the first anniversary of the abduction of 219 schoolgirls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Amnesty International says the group has kidnapped thousands of other girls and women as well.
Former Mali Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has stolen a substantial march in the western African nation’s presidential election. With around a third of the votes counted by Tuesday, Keita holds a "wide lead."