The Foreign Minister of Ambazonia - a country existing only in the hearts and minds of its supporters - has told Sputnik the region is being exploited by French companies and the French-speaking government of Cameroon.
Despite being a member of South African president Jacob Zuma's administration, the 65-year-old Ramaphosa is one of the country's richest businessmen.
The Trump White House has set a record, as US troops deploy around the world in an ever-widening net of American outreach at the end of a gun barrel.
The attack is reportedly believed to be a retaliation for the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The African National Congress' selective conference has opened in South Africa's largest city Johannesburg, in an event that is being attended by more than 5,000 delegates.
In a remote corner of Africa a group of Anglophone rebels want to carve a country out of French-speaking Cameroon. Is there more to the conflict than just language differences?
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have followed the United States in funding a five-nation armed force designed to stop the march of Islamist extremists in Africa. But why is the Sahel, a semi-arid region just south of the Sahara Desert, causing alarm?
More than 20,000 migrants remain stranded in detention centers in Libya and the EU is struggling to come up with a resolution to the crisis. Recently, European Council President Donald Tusk suggested that the EU could give up on its mandatory refugee quota scheme, obligating EU members to receive certain numbers of refugees.
The judgement comes as part of the Congolese Government's effort to crackdown on the mass rape culture that has plagued the country for decades.
Thursday's mass murder at the police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu left victims and injuries.
A US law firm contracted by Kigali has released a new report reminding Frace of their complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that claimed an estimated 800,000 lives in a 100-day period.
The move sent shockwaves throughout the social media, as users blasted the controversial decision.
Amnesty International has accused European governments of being “knowingly complicit” in crimes against humanity committed in Libya against refugees and migrants - including the infamous open-air slave markets that became the subject of international outrage in late November.
There may be a new twist in the story of the notorious Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, convicted of genocide in Ethiopia but granted asylum in Zimbabwe under Mugabe, now that his patron has been toppled.
BuzzFeed News reported Friday, citing sources, that the deaths of eight soldiers, including four US servicemen, could have been avoided if the US military mission in October at the village of Tongo Tongo near the Malian border had been better planned.
A UN peacekeeping mission base in Congo has repelled an attack by insurgents of the Allied Democratic Forces, according to radio station Okapi, which is linked to peacekeepers.
An Egyptian lawyer who said it was a man’s “national duty” to sexually assault women in ripped jeans has been sentenced to three years in jail.
The island nation of Mauritius has ambitious plans to become the Singapore or Dubai of the African continent; on a working visit to Moscow, Mauritius Foreign Minister Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo told Sputnik that strong ties with Russia are a vital part of the country's future development.
For the second year in a row, the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the epicenter of the worst conflict displacement crisis in the world - a crisis that outpaces the likes of the civil wars in Iraq, Syria and Yemen according to human rights groups. And almost nobody is talking about it.
This week, the Swiss and Nigerian governments came to an agreement that Switzerland would repay Nigeria $321 million in public funds stolen by Nigeria’s former leader Sani Abacha, who was the de facto president from 1993 until his death in 1998, and stashed in Switzerland.
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