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

Extremists attack town of abducted schoolgirls

Militants attack town of abducted schoolgirls, kill 12 soldiers, spark angry response

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

British official: Nigeria won't swap girls

British official: Nigeria's president rules out swapping jailed militants for schoolgirls

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Kenya court seeks arrest of reporter wanted by ICC

Kenya court issues arrest warrant for reporter wanted by ICC for case against deputy president

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 11:10am EDT

Uganda's president urged to veto 'flawed' HIV law

Uganda's president is urged to veto HIV measure that criminalizes intentional transmission

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 09:20am EDT

Nigeria opens door for talks with kidnappers

Nigeria says all options open to free kidnapped girls as US has begins surveillance flights

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:24am EDT

French journalist, 26, dies in C. African Republic

French photojournalist, 26, killed while covering conflict in Central African Republic

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 10:44pm EDT

South Sudan: Bodies in wells, houses burned

For South Sudanese living in 'the bush,' a fight against hunger, disease, and violence

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 03:51pm EDT

Mauritanian who killed 4 Frenchmen dies in prison

Report: Al-Qaida-linked Mauritanian on death row for killing 4 French tourists dies in prison

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:00am EDT

Prosecutor: Pistorius should get mental evaluation

Prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius murder trial asks that runner get psychiatric evaluation

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 08:19am EDT

South Africa: 3 miners killed during strike

South Africa: 3 miners defying platinum sector strike killed amid increasing tension

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 07:30am EDT

3 UN peacekeepers wounded by land mine in Mali

3 UN peacekeepers wounded by land mine in northern Malian town of Kidal, spokesman says

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:00am EDT

Boko Haram demands release of fighters for girls

Boko Haram leader vows abducted Nigerian girls will not be seen again until fighters are freed

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 04:28am EDT

Congo soccer stadium stampede kills at least 15

At least 15 dead in Congo capital after stampede at soccer stadium, officials say

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 01:10am EDT

Psychiatrist: Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

Pistorius trial: Prosecutor says Olympic runner should undergo mental evaluation

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:12pm EDT

Suicide car bomb attack kills 11 in Somalia

Suicide car bomb attack kills 11, wounds 20 in town in southwest Somalia

Monday - 05/12/2014, 12:30pm EDT

South Sudan gov't Twitter feed: No vote next year

South Sudan gov't Twitter feed says 2015 elections cancelled, to be held 2 or 3 years later

Monday - 05/12/2014, 11:50am EDT

Nigerians attacked by militants leaving country

Hundreds repeatedly attacked by Nigerian militants moving to Cameroon, don't trust military

Monday - 05/12/2014, 10:26am EDT

Nigeria refused help to search for kidnapped girls

Nigeria's president refused international help to search for kidnapped girls _ for weeks

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:44am EDT
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