Former president Yahya Jammeh announced in October that he would pull Gambia out of the ICC.
Equatorial Guinea president's free-spending son faces French trial; could be a first for a high-ranking African official
Campaign groups say essential to 'end the culture of immunity in Africa of the biggest kleptocrats who seek only personal gain'.
Already Africa’s longest-serving leader, Obiang is on track to beat out six other candidates for another seven-year term.
Africa's longest-serving leader Obiang set to extend 36-year rule; with his usual over 90% election victory
As he kicked off his re-election bid, the iron-fisted Equatorial Guinea leader sent a chilling warning against staying away from polling stations
Equatorial Guinea: Nguema goes for fifth decade in power with April vote - he won the last one with 95%
The presidential election was originally scheduled for November and no reason was given for the delay.
Hardly a single African country has both marvellously survived a long-term leader’s rule and gone on to prosper without missing a step
Mugabe back home after death rumours, meets Obiang—together they have been in power for a combined 71 years
Zimbabwe leader kicks off his year after annual month-long holiday by meeting with Equatorial Guinea leader Teodoro Obiang Nguema in Harare.
State-owned enterprises which are struggling to pay workers, were asked to support her fundraising, amidst massive company closures.
UN peacekeepers in Bangui raped a 12-year-old girl and killed a 16-year-old boy, says Amnesty International citing witnesses.
His daughter suspended him from the party, and his granddaughter is running against him in his constituency - can an African strongman stomach that?
The argument until now has always been that when it comes to democracy, small is beautiful. Then came Togo, Benin, Burundi and Rwanda.
What Africa Cup of Nations 2015 reveals about the continent; end of the 'eat-and-kill-only' dictator
Just like many things in African business and politics are increasingly tightly managed, so too are players carefully fed and trained.
Basic hotels in Equatorial Guinea are in the range of $75 -$300 per night, while in Eritrea, a visa can take 6-8 or more- weeks to prepare.
Much-vilified leader has done more for regional unity over Ebola than anyone else. Many, including in Africa, just locked out the worst-hit nations.
The country, originally eliminated for fielding an ineligible player, has now qualified for the tournament as hosts.