President John Mahama has declared three days of national mourning of some 200 citizens who lost their lives in an explosion and deadly floods in the capital, Accra.
Dar es Salaam - Eight people appeared in court in Tanzania's southern district of Mpanda on Thursday charged with chopping a hand off an albino woman, a court official told AFP.
Kigali - Rwanda's Green Party, the country's tiny but main opposition, said Thursday it was challenging moves to change the constitution to allow strongman and President Paul Kagame to stand for a third consecutive term in elections in 2017.
Popular playwright, Uncle Ebow, has launched a thinly veiled attack on the Mayor of Accra, Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuye, warning him to fix problems facing Accra and desist from collecting undeserved awards.
Former President Rawlings has attributed Wednesday's flood disaster to the apathy by leaders at the helm of affairs.
Justina Mutale, African Woman of the Year and Founder/CEO of POSITIVE RUNWAY: The Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS has been appointed All Africa Coordinator for the ALL Ladies League & Women Economic Forum, as well as Chapter Chairperson for Zambia.
A 33-year-old woman is in the grip of the police for allegedly stabbing her 26-year-old husband to death.