A court in Ivory Coast has confirmed the decision of the country’s electoral commission to strike off former president Laurent Gbagbo from the electoral list, his lawyer told AFP Tuesday. “It’s a definitive no,” Claude Mentenon told AFP, adding that there was no further legal recourse inside Ivory Coast. Election […]

Kellyanne Conway has announced that she is resigning from her post as senior adviser to US President Donald Trump. In a statement, Mrs Conway, 53, said she was stepping down at the end of August to focus on her children, giving them “less drama, more mama”. Her husband, George, an […]

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was formally chosen by his party on Saturday to run for a third term in an October election, despite opposition charges it is unconstitutional. Ouattara, who has been in power since 2010, said in March that he would not stand again but changed his position […]

One hundred cases of Ebola have been recorded in DR Congo’s northwest in less than three months, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday as it warned the response to the epidemic is underfunded. The outbreak was reported in Equateur province on June 1, just as the country was preparing […]