Major attacks by Islamic extremists in Nigeria

Major attacks blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram in Nigeria

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:15pm EDT

UN: 13 dead in cholera outbreak in South Sudan

UN: 13 dead as cholera outbreak in South Sudan grows amid violence, crowding; 266 cases so far

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 03:50pm EDT

2 bomb blasts in Nigeria kill at least 118

118 dead in twin car bombs at bus station, market in Nigerian city; toll expected to rise

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 03:58am EDT

2 bomb blasts in Nigeria kill at least 46

Police say at least 46 dead in twin car bombs at bus station, market in Nigerian city of Jos

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Pistorius to start mental evaluation next week

Oscar Pistorius to start psychiatric evaluation next week, trial postponed to June 30

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Kenya tourism in turmoil amid terror warnings

Kenya tourism in turmoil amid repeated attacks and fresh warnings of more to come

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Guinea-Bissau's Vaz wins presidential runoff vote

Election officials: Vaz wins presidential runoff vote in West African nation of Guinea-Bissau

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Malawi president challenged in elections

Africa's 2nd female president challenged in Malawi elections amid some unrest

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Hunger in Somalia: Familiar menace could return

Hunger in Somalia: Lethal, familiar menace could be returning, warn aid leaders and doctors

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 12:20pm EDT

African warlord Kony makes son his deputy

Fugitive African warlord Kony elevates son to No. 2 role, sidelining older commanders

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 08:50am EDT

Traditional Nigerian hunters want to find girls

Hunters want to use mystical powers to find 276 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists

Monday - 05/19/2014, 06:22pm EDT

Somali militants kill 12 in Kenya border ambush

Somali militants kill 12, including 3 police, in Kenya ambush; al-Shabab claims responsibility

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Protest turns violent in Mali as tensions rise

Protest in northern Mali turns violent as tensions rise; Arab, Tuareg shops attacked

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Car bomb in north Nigerian city of Kano kills 5

Car bomb in Christian quarter of north Nigerian city of Kano kills 5, wounds 7

Monday - 05/19/2014, 10:30am EDT

SAfrica: Vocalist for musician Johnny Clegg killed

Backing vocalist for South African musician Johnny Clegg is fatally shot in robbery

Monday - 05/19/2014, 09:50am EDT

Mali: Tuareg rebels take 30 hostages in north

Mali: Tuareg rebels take 30 hostages in northern town in 'declaration of war' on government

Monday - 05/19/2014, 04:42am EDT

Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia grows despite debate

Despite debate over passports, security fears, Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia gains strength

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Bombings kill 10, wound 70 in Kenyan market

Bombings kill 10, wound 70 in Kenyan after US, UK terror warnings prompt tourist evacuations

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 01:24am EDT

Nigeria leader nixes visit where girls kidnapped

Officials: Nigeria president cancels trip to kidnap town; locals angry at cancellation

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 12:18am EDT

US Embassy in Kenya requests security upgrade

APNewsBreak: US Embassy in Kenya requests more security, reduces staff because of threats

Friday - 05/16/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Zimbabwe police smash windows of illegal taxis

Police in Zimbabwe capital target illegal taxis; commuters, pedestrians get caught in middle

Friday - 05/16/2014, 11:00am EDT

Legislators discuss Nigeria's state of emergency

Legislators, security chiefs discuss extending state of emergency in northeast Nigeria

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:02pm EDT

S. Sudan wants US, UN to verify who is attacking

S. Sudan wants US, UN to verify who attacked, broke peace deal violation before sanctions

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Uganda: Groups report surge in gay rights abuses

Uganda: Rights groups report surge in rights violations of homosexuals

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:20am EDT

Pistorius to be sent for psychiatric tests

Judge in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rules athlete should undergo psychiatric evaluation

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:28am EDT
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