The final hours of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh
The protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul.
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMT


Ousted Gambia President Jammeh to stand down, Adama Barrow takes power
After days of crisis talks and a military incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power. Newly elected President Adama Barrow has said the former leader was expected to leave Gambia within hours.
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:36:00 GMT


Gambian refugees in Germany react to crisis at home
Gambian refugees across the world are following the political crisis in their home country with both apprehension and hope. DW's Daniel Pelz met some of them in Germany's capital Berlin.
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:49:00 GMT


German defense minister urges swift passing of Mali mandate
Germany's defense minister has called on the Bundestag to approve an increased military deployment to Mali. She warned, however, that it would be the most dangerous international mission for German troops.
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:50:00 GMT


Adama Barrow: The Gambia's next President
Six months ago Adama Barrow was unknown in the political arena, but he has now been sworn is as president of The Gambia.
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:03:00 GMT


Timeline: The Gambia in crisis
Gambia's president Yahya Jammeh is due to step down on December 19th. But he has vowed to stay on, despite losing elections to Adama Barrow last December. Here's our timeline of events leading to today's standoff.
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:27:00 GMT


African troops deploy to Gambian border as pressure mounts for President Jammeh to step down
African forces are preparing to enter Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh refused to step down. Jammeh has ignored a midnight deadline to leave office and honor the results of a December election.
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:59:00 GMT


Opinion: 'Marshall Plan with Africa' creates enormous expectations
Germany's development minister wants a "Marshall Plan with Africa" to renew aid and fight the causes of mass migration at the same time. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz asks whether it's not too ambitious a plan.
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:49:00 GMT


Silent Cries - Ep 07: The Thin Line Between Love And Hate
Inspectors Amsa and Bruce ask Queen, who had a baby with Mr Yaji, if she was the one who killed him. James Yaji, his son, has a violent fight with his wife Bibi, who has to be taken to hospital.
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:20:00 GMT


Germany's 'Marshall Plan' for Africa unveiled
German Development Minister Gerd Müller has presented a much anticipated new strategy on relations with African countries. He's proposing a new level of development cooperation, as Daniel Pelz reports from Berlin.
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:16:00 GMT


Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs refugee camp, killing dozens
The Nigerian air force has killed dozens of refugees and aid workers when it accidentally bombed a camp. The fighter jet was on a mission against Boko Haram extremists.
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:31:00 GMT


Activist 'confident' Barrow will be next Gambian president
Despite opposition from sitting president Jammeh, opposition leader Barrow is scheduled to be sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday. Activist Salieu Taal told DW that he thinks this will happen.
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:10:00 GMT


Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency
President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency in Gambia at the very end of his term, in an apparent attempt to hold on to power. Jammeh cited foreign interference in his electoral loss to Adama Barrow.
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:34:00 GMT


Kenya, Rwanda ban Uganda poultry after bird flu outbreak
Kenya and Rwanda have banned poultry products from Uganda after a confirmed outbreak of bird flu. Ugandan authorities detected the virus after a mass die-off of birds on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:46:00 GMT


Search for Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 abandoned
After nearly three years, the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has ended. Crews from Australia, Malaysia and China completed their deep-sea search in the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane.
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:15:00 GMT


Obama's Africa legacy: more trade than democracy
There was much excitement in Africa when Barack Obama was elected US president in 2008. But he didn't live up to many expectations. Daniel Pelz recounts the legacy of the first US president with African roots.
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:09:00 GMT


Kenya launches registration drive for August elections
Kenya’s election commission started a national drive to register voters today for this year's elections. It is the last push for more voters as politicians rally their supporters to sign up on time.
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:55:00 GMT


Ugandans react to trial of former LRA warlord at The Hague
The trial of Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen has begun at the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Many Ugandans are critical of the trial and think that local courts would be a better venue for healing old wounds.
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:41:00 GMT


Africa Cup of Nations 2017
Africa Cup of Nations 2017
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:42:00 GMT


Smart traffic in Kenya
Kenya’s capital Nairobi has a traffic and air pollution problem. But Ma3Route, a Kenyan mobile, web and SMS platform, wants to change that with a smart crowd-sourced solution.
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:06:00 GMT


Gambian president-elect defiant against court injunction
Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has taken refuge in neighboring Senegal ahead of his inauguration in three days. Despite President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step aside, Barrow insists that he will take power.
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:15:00 GMT


Rwanda's last monarch, Kigeli V, is buried at home
Rwanda’s last king, Kigeli V, has been buried in a low-key ceremony attended by a handful of government officials. King Kigeli died in October, aged 80, in the United States.
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:42:00 GMT


Niger Delta: Nigeria’s oil-rich powder keg
A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer trust President Buhari’s administration to address their grievances
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:56:00 GMT


CAR launches plan to end humanitarian, financial crises
The UN and the Central African Republic have unveiled a new three-year humanitarian response plan. More than 2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:35:00 GMT