Nikki Haley has resigned as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. It is not immediately clear what has prompted the move. Par Laurel Wamsley

Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts. Rising temperatures will push millions of people in Africa into poverty and hunger unless governments take swift action By Oxfam

Statement by H.E. Mr. Taro KONO, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Conference of Africa's Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting. Source Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced Saturday that Rwanda is the host of the 19th Commonwealth Games in September next year. By APA News

In 2015, over one million people crossed the Mediterranean from Africa in search of refuge and economic security in Europe. Nearly four thousand died making the treacherous journey.

The East African Standby Force director Dr Abdillahi Omar Bouh tells Fred Oluoch why it can take a long time to intervene when there is a crisis in the region. By Fred Oluch   

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile, waltz into most Africans countries visa-free. By Larry Madowo

À une semaine du XVIIe sommet de la Francophonie qui se tiendra à Erevan, en Arménie, les tractations s’intensifient pour éviter un affrontement brutal entre la secrétaire générale actuelle, la Canadienne Michaëlle Jean, et sa rivale, la Rwandaise Louise Mushikiwabo. Par Christian Rioux, à Erevan