A 31-year-old Ghanaian who was arrested in Bonn, Germany for allegedly raping a woman at knife point in April this year has been convicted of rape and jailed for 11 and a half years.
Cosmetics making company Nivea has defended its campaign billboards across West Africa promoting the sale of skin-lightening creams.
The head of South Africa’s football association, Danny Jordan has been accused by South African singer and former Member of Parliament, Jennifer Ferguson of rape over 20 years ago.
A Ghanaian mother who is frustrated by the difficulties in taking care of her four children with special needs has been rescued by a support group, Special Mothers Group from committing suicide in Accra.
Police in Uganda on Wednesday clashed with anti-government protesters with police officers firing bullets and teargas into crowds in parts of the country.
Government officials in Togo have confirmed the death of four people after opposition party protesters clashed with security officials on Wednesday.
The controversial business family in South Africa, the Guptas are being investigated by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations over possible U.S links
Barack Obama is returning to the political arena for the first time in months after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor.
Amid a U.S. push to cut United Nations peacekeeping costs, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he hoped the U.N. Security Council would agree to send an extra 900 troops to protect civilians in Central African Republic.
A court in Tunisia has jailed a couple for kissing in public after officials describe the action of the lovers as "public indecency".