George Weah set modest goals for his six-year term, calling for Liberia to start exporting crops and repairing decrepit infrastructure, in his first interview since winning election last week
UN says seven killed in capital, police say five; cardinal makes rare appearance to condemn violence
Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland join 15-member body on rotational basis
Washington, London and Oslo form group that supported 2005 accord leading to independence of South Sudan from Sudan
Raised in a poor neighborhood built on a mangrove swamp on the neglected outskirts of the Liberian port capital Monrovia, Weah was elected president of his country last week
In this episode of #ShakaExtraTime Shaka Ssali answers your questions about the recent elections in Liberia, the lifting of age the limit for presidential candidates in Uganda and discusses the involvement of the Catholic church in politics.
Emergency responders descended on ropes from cable car on South Africa's Table Mountain to recover bodies of two male climbers, including Japanese citizen, who died after falling from cliff
Call directed at thousands of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea; advocacy group says expulsions ‘put the refugees' lives in danger’
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Critics in East African nation see bill as an attempt by president to rule until the grave
The military says the escaped captives were given shelter at military facility
Four of the accused men are in government custody and appeared before a military tribunal in Mogadishu, while the fifth defendant is on the run