Nigerian vote tough to call as week-long delay may hurt turnout

YOLA, Nigeria/ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian teacher Benjamin Shagu flew 500 km (310 miles) from the.

How Sisi’s backers are planning to change Egypt’s constitution

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s parliament is debating proposed constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel.

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning gay sex to May 24 -judge

LGBT activist Phelix Kasanda, also known as Mama G, puts on make up before an.

Where Libya’s revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against.

Congo police executed 27 in anti-gang operation – Human Rights Watch

KINSHASA (Reuters) – An international rights group on Thursday accused Congolese police of summarily executing.

Nigeria’s electoral commission says 86.6 percent of voting cards collected

Supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) attend a campaign rally in Lagos, Nigeria, February.

Zimbabwe’s currency reality check puts plaster on deep wound

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s decision to scrap a peg between its quasi-currency bond notes and.

Sudanese security forces arrest prominent party leaders – opposition member

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese security forces arrested around two dozen opposition members on Thursday who.

Excitement, anger as Kenya awaits ruling on decriminalising gay sex

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Phelix Kasanda – affectionately called Mama G by his friends – spends.

Nigeria’s Buhari, Atiku make final appeal for votes ahead of delayed poll

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his closest rival Atiku Abubakar made their.

Senegal’s modernising president leads field in upcoming election

DAKAR (Reuters) – President Macky Sall is the strong favourite to win Senegal’s election on.

Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor – prison source, lawyer

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt has executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the.