Official figures released on Child Marriages in Ghana have named the Upper East region as the highest with the most prevalent rate with 39.2%.
The acting Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor has hit the ground running with a shake up in the service barely one month after taking over the highest office of the police service.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people in an attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria's Kano state, eyewitnesses and organisers say.
The UN Special Representative for West Africa, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has raised concerns about the worsening fortunes of women representation within the top echelons of decision-making in the country.
Pope Francis has urged Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the destructive effects of tribalism.
The Acting Inspector General of Police has asked the regional commands of the Ghana Police Service to set up political desks to monitor political trends in their respective regions ahead of the 2016 elections.
President John Dramani Mahama is joining other leaders in Malta for the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM Malta 2015).
One of the persons to stand trial for the murder of the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Adams Mahama, has been discharged by a Magistrate Court in Accra.
Malian special forces have arrested two suspects in connection with the siege at a hotel in the capital Bamako that left 20 people dead, officials say.The suspects' identity and alleged role in Friday's attack at the Radisson Blu hotel was not immediately known.