Renewed fighting in Bangui prompts election postponement as UN calls for end to 'unacceptable violence'
BREAKING: National Crime Agency confirms five arrests for suspected bribery and money laundering.
EXCLUSIVE: Witnesses recount suicide blast that rocked Borno State capital on Nigerian Independence Day.
Canuk says promotion of value of human life needed to tackle violence among ethnic minorities.
Between four and seven blasts rocked Borno state although government claims Boko Haram is surrendering.
Sanctions target three associates of President Pierre Nkurunziza and one putschist.
IBTimes UK has compiled a list of events to mark the 55th Nigerian independence day in the UK.
New measures includes permanent withdrawal of driving licences for anyone found carrying 'criminals'
Five Tanzanian albino children who had limbs hacked off for witchcraft purposes are being treated in the US.
Nigeria celebrates 55 years of independence but is still one of the world's worst places for LGBT rights.
Independence Day, celebrated on 1 October, marks the end of British colonial rule in modern-day Nigeria.
The 3 carried out the attacks while stationed at Bassingbourn Barracks, Cambridgeshire last year
Amnesty International says armed groups will benefit from blood diamond trade in Central African Republic.
Powerful governor Katumbi has criticised the president for recent attempts to prolong his tenure.
During their occupation of the ancient city, Islamists destroyed monuments and relics.