South African is the second African nation to pull out of the ICC this week. Has the African continent been unfairly targeted by the criminal court?
The government of Ghana has agreed to remove the statue, a gift from India, and will move it elsewhere to protect the symbol of friendship between the two nations.
Celebrations for the negotiated release of 21 girls held captive by Boko Haram have brought a new hope for the release of 83 more of the students kidnapped in 2014.
Nearly 200 girls remain captive, but the latest release offers a glimpse of hope for their families that they may see their children again soon.
While no ruling party has yet been unseated, the alienation and frustration expressed by a new generation has sent a sharp message in South Africa, Zambia, and even Zimbabwe.
Nigerian forces have announced that an airstrike Friday against Boko Haram killed several leaders of the terrorist group, among those claimed killed is Abubakar Shekau, infamous head of Boko Haram.