The ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, fled to Equatorial Guinea in January after regional troops entered the tiny West African state to force him to concede defeat to Adama Barrow who had won the December 2016 Presidential election held in the country.
Presidential spokesman Abdulai Bayraytay said the pastor found the 706-carat alluvial diamond in Yakadu village in Sierra Leone’s diamond-rich east, and it was presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday.
The Western Cape High Court in South Africa has found renowned artist Zwelethu Mthethwa guilty of murder of 23-year-old sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo.
South African president, Jacob Zuma has announced a ban on nine fellow Southern African countries, and a deportation plan for those resident in South Africa who are found to have engaged in crime.
The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, describe Mukhtar’s decision to quit fighting as courageous and urged other fighters in the terror group to surrender to authorities.
Felix Tshisekedi, 53, will now lead the opposition coalition in crucial negotiations over the departure of President Joseph Kabila from office
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared a state of disaster as the Horn of Africa nation struggles with a severe drought and food crisis.
In his 93rd birthday interview, Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, spoke glowingly of his wife, describing her as “well-seasoned,” of “very strong character,” and “very much accepted by the people.”
The South Sudan government and the United Nations say about 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.
The Gambia has sworn in its new president, Adama Barrow, for the second time, in front of a crowd of thousands.