Josia Maria Neves, a former prime minister, wins the presidency in the first round as his main rival concedes defeat.
Record seven candidates running, with two ex-PMs – Carlos Veiga and José Maria Neves – seen as the strongest contenders.
Despite regular eruptions, people of a village in Cape Verde continue to rebuild their homes at the foot of a volcano.
How music shaped by slavery, epidemics and migration travelled the world, narrating stories of suffering and resistance.
Movement for Democracy party is expected to hand Ulisses Correia e Silva a second five-year term as PM.
Neither of the two main parties is predicted to emerge the outright winner of election dominated by the pandemic.
Alex Saab carried a letter from Maduro asking for Iranian petrol and medicines when he was arrested on a US warrant.
Navy cook turned boxer Davilson Morais is one of only three super heavyweight boxers from the continent at the Games.
Attempting to lower maternal deaths, southern African country revised its penal code to allow some abortions.
Report by regional commission, including ex-Nigeria president, says current drug policies causing public health crisis.
As no recipient is chosen for the Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership, we ask where the continent’s role models are.
Survey says African countries have failed to reduce poverty despite economic growth experienced over the past decade.
Seven-time African champions to meet rivals in World Cup qualifiers as Ivory Coast and Senegal set for feisty showdown.
FIFA disqualifies minnows from African qualifying playoffs for fielding an ineligible player.