The latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.
Violette Uwamahoro appears in court in Rwanda's capital Kigali charged with spreading state secrets.
The Indian vaccine, which protects against gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus, was tested in Niger.
Kenya is the first country to sell government bonds exclusively to citizens via their phones.
An IT expert appears in court charged with stealing $39m from Kenya's national tax authority.
A religious TV channel in Senegal blames an unidentified saboteur after it broadcast a porn film.
What's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike looks at Kenya's prophecies and whether people rely on them more than the weather channel, or their local bookmakers.
Coumba Diop is a micro-gardener from Senegal, who uses table-top cultivation to fight poverty and malnutrition.
Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas has some explaining to do when he gets home.
Orchestra Baobab, one of the world's best known Afro-Cuban bands, have just released their first album for a decade.
Zimbabwe's tourism minister says there is popular to support for 93-year-old Robert Mugabe to stay on as president.
At least 18 people have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana.
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho is unlikely to play again this season because of the back injury he suffered in November.
New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots says persuading Yaya Toure to end his international retirement is a top priority.
Madagascar's Ahmad holds the future of African football in his hands, but who exactly is he and what does he hope to achieve as president of Caf?
Colonial tweets by former party leader could end South African opposition party's chances of winning the next election.
Experts warn Nigeria's health system is heading for a crisis if pollution is not tackled.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
How Nigerians obsess about life in the US
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
Elizabeth Ohene considers Ghanaians' wanderlust as her compatriots join those taking risks to claim asylum abroad.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sudanese columnist Yousra Elbagir explains what it is like to live in a country subject to US sanctions.
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
Family portraits from the heart of the hunger crisis in Somaliland.
We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.
Kenya's civil servants receive more tax revenue than those in other sub-Saharan African countries.
Nigeria's LGBT community respond to transgender comments made by writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Budd’s Conakry office advises that violent demonstrations took place yesterday (20/02/17) in Guinea. In Conakry and ...
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This morning, we received the following self-explanatory update from our Gambia office:
In recent weeks, army mutineers have been demonstrating to force the Ivorian government to give them bonuses. The movement started in Bouake on 6 January and quickly spread to other towns and regions.
We are pleased to advise that Budd Indonesia is now an incorporated Indonesian company and subsidiary of the Budd Group together with our local partners.
As part of the Tunisian government’s four-year plan to promote durable social and economic development, a major international investment conference is being held in Tunis on 29 and 30 November 2016.
As Club Correspondents, Budd's Douala office was pleased to contribute to the North of England's country focus on Cameroon which is reproduced here.
The suspension of rice imports announced on 29 September 2016, may be about to end following an agreement reached between the Senegalese government and local rice importers on 10 November.
On 14 October 2016, the European Union and several West African coastal countries launched the Gulf of Guinea Inter-regi...
Following the recent riots over delayed presidential elections, Budd's DR Congo offices in Kinshasa and Matadi report that the situation seems to be calmer for the time being.
The Myanmar Times has announced government plans to open the insurance market to foreign insurance companies in 2017.
Despite the post-election riots which resulted in several deaths and over a thousand arrests over the last few days, Bud...
The Budd App is proving to be a very handy and popular tool with both our colleagues and clients.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 25 forklift trucks from the Algerian port procurement company, Group...
Budd's Abidjan office (Ivory Coast) reports that following discussions with the various port operators, the CFA Francs 2...
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