UN chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged the Myanmar junta to immediately return to democracy, saying it was the only way to stop the "unending nightmare" engulfing the country.
Burkina Faso said on Saturday that a process to pick a transitional president to serve ahead of elections would be held next week, following a coup by disaffected military officers against a ruling junta.
Opposition forces in Guinea on Monday spurned the ruling junta's offer of dialogue, accusing it of authoritarian rule and "unacceptable" violations of fundamental rights.
Security forces fired tear gas to disperse angry protesters outside the French embassy in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday, as unrest simmered in the impoverished West African nation following a reported second coup this year.
30 May 2022
Civilian deaths and rights abuses attributable to the Malian armed forces surged in the first quarter of 2022, a United Nations report said on Monday.
14 May 2022
The military junta ruling Guinea has banned political protests after announcing a three-year transition period before the civilian rule is restored.
21 Apr 2022
Mali's ruling junta announced Thursday the launch of a two-year transition "process" before elections are held, in defiance of West African bloc partners.
18 Apr 2022
Prospects of a swift return to civilian rule in Chad seem to be fading nearly a year after the son of the country's veteran leader took the helm after his father died fighting rebels.
9 Apr 2022
The head of Guinea's ruling junta, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has warned foreign mining companies to build processing factories locally
14 Feb 2022
Mali's ruling military junta, which is being squeezed by economic sanctions, has defaulted on several payments on the regional financial market, according to West African finance officials.
29 Jan 2022
ECOWAS Leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday at an emergency virtual meeting called for the immediate release of the ousted Burkinabe President, Roch Marc Kabore.
29 Jan 2022
In Burkina Faso, hundreds of workers are saying good riddance to an ousted president they say let them starve, and hoping for a brighter future under the soldiers who toppled him.