Mr Badjie is said to have personally presided over torture sessions under ex-President Yahya Jammeh.
A South African court says the government had no right to leave the ICC without consulting parliament.
The gang broke into the South African reserve on Monday, taking staff hostage.
Officials agree to review ban on women travelling without a male guardian after a public outcry.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan raises top rate of tax to 45% to help reduce deficit.
The bodies of at least 87 migrants wash up in Libya after they drowned trying to reach Italy by sea.
The United Arab Emirates is building a military base in Berbera in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland.
A 24-year-old second lieutenant tells the BBC how she became Zambia's first female fighter pilot.
A state of famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first globally since 2011. Alastair Leithead reports.
Life is returning to normal in Maiduguri, Nigeria's north-eastern city worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Chuma Somdaka, a disabled artist living in a South African park, gets her own exhibition.
Despite its economic woes, property developers are optimistic about Ghana's potential.
Nigeria striker Brown Ideye joins compatriot John Mikel Obi at Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda after signing a three-year contract.
Africa will be looking to double the number of places it has at an expanded World Cup from 2026.
Are African media dealing with fake news effectively?
A change of attitude towards peace missions under President Trump could spell disaster for places like CAR.
The silent deaths of 94 mentally ill patients in South Africa is symptomatic of their place in society, but their families want explanations, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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.
This year's Lagos Photo Festival in Nigeria brings together well-known photographers and their take on identity in Africa.
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
Photos of street vendors from across Africa who it is thought account for more than half of the continent's work force.
Spectacular landscape and wildlife provide some stunning images from Botswana.
Africa's worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years prompts a race to protect millions of people from the disease, complicated by a shortage of vaccines.
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.
In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity.
Life as an MP in Ghana is a tough and short-lived stint, but the privilege of being called "Honourable" is worth the trouble, writes Elizabeth Ohene.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu identifies key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017.
After 12 years, Ebrima Sillah, who was forced to flee The Gambia for being too critical of Yahya Jammeh, hopes to return home.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali considers why the Nigerian president is finding it hard to please anyone.
Polygamy is widely accepted all over Nigeria but one of the country's most prominent Muslim leaders is trying to ban the practice - in some cases.
The UN has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. So why has famine returned?
An albino hunted for her body parts tells the BBC she lives in fear after surviving a kidnap attempt in Malawi.
More than 600 black South Africans drowned in WW1 when their ship was struck by a Royal Mail vessel. But why did the captain blamed for the tragedy do nothing to help?
A patient and a doctor in Kenya tell their stories of the dispute that is now into its 10th week.
A new hungry caterpillar is threatening African crops already badly hit by record droughts.
How mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.
Budd’s Conakry office advises that violent demonstrations took place yesterday (20/02/17) in Guinea. In Conakry and ...
Like Budd’s other French offices, Budd Paris is a listed Correspondent of most of the IG P&I Clubs; It provides maritime legal advice and assistance to Clubs and their Members alike.
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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