Bongo suffered the stroke during a conference in Saudi Arabia in October and was flown to Morocco in November for treatment
Local border communities are asking the Cameroonian government to authorize armed self-defense groups to fight the rebels
The two face prison term for forcing girl to do unpaid domestic work for 16 years
Hundreds of Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare Monday, protesting an increase in the price of fuel; rally follows strike by public sector workers
Zimbabweans say their lives will now get even harder following the fuel price increase President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Saturday night. As Columbus Mavhunga reports for VOA from Harare, the increase so far has not ended fuel shortages.
African bodies seek recount of votes cast in presidential poll as runner-up challenges official results
Soldiers deployed to some areas of the capital where police were clashing with protesters over fuel hikes; several people, including a bystander, were injured by gunfire
In power since 1989, al-Bashir is already one of the region's longest serving leaders; his ruling Popular Congress Party has nominated him to run for another term in office next year
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Gunmen opened fire on shoppers in busy Westgate Mall in September 2013, killing at least 67 people and injuring more than 150 others
Candidates' names include President Sall, Idrissa Seck, Issa Sall, Madicke Niang and Ousmane Sonko