Liberia’s president and former football star George Weah plans to cut his own salary by a quarter and says the country is 'broke'
The 78-year-old jazz legend and composer’s protest music reverberated in the capitals of newly liberated Africa as well as in international cultural centres
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, looks on as members of his cabinet take an oath during their swearing-in ceremony
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta vows to unite a country bruised by two elections, court challenges and violence
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar carry their belongings as they flee violence
World leaders prepare for the taking of a group photo at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The event has been labelled one of the most tense gatherings of ...
Villagers illegally scavenge coal from open-cast mines to earn a living. India, the US and China produce about two-thirds of the coal mined worldwide. In ...
Protesters denounce the US supreme court’s reinstatement of large parts of the Trump/Pence travel ban, targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim ...
Women embrace in front of messages left on a wall of condolence following the blaze at Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in London
Demonstrators in support of protest leader Nasser Zefzafi demand action from the Moroccan government to build hospitals and provide employment
Supporters of the opposition All Basotho Convention attend a campaign rally in Maseru
Mutinous soldiers pose with weapons in the streets of Côte d’Ivoire’s city of Bouaké before a deal with government was reached
Emmanuel Macron’s next challenge is June’s legislative election where his year-old En Marche! party currently holds no seats
South Koreans join in a lantern parade in Seoul marking the start of the month-long Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the birthday of Buddha
Venezuela’s opposition hold a silent march to honour people killed in three weeks of protests
France’s National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, is interrupted on stage by a flower-wielding protester at a campaign rally at the Zenith of Paris arena
Egypt announces a three-month state of emergency