AU: Tuareg rebels in north Mali sign cease-fire

AU: Separatist Tuareg rebels sign cease-fire deal in north Mali after days of fighting

Saturday - 05/24/2014, 06:30am EDT

S Sudan famine risk remains despite $600M pledge

Famine risk remains for South Sudan, despite new $600 million aid pledge, as rains close roads

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Zimbabwe: Farmers' group laments killings

Zimbabwe farmers' group laments new killings of white farmers, criticizes land seizure program

Friday - 05/23/2014, 11:31am EDT

Nigerians protest government failure to free girls

Nigerians protest government inaction over kidnappings of schoolgirls; bomb victims sought

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 11:46pm EDT

Judge refuses to dismiss embassy bombing charges

Request to dismiss embassy bombings charges against Libyan defendant rejected by judge

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 07:09pm EDT

80 US Air Force personnel on ground in Chad

80 US Air Force personnel now in Chad to aid search for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Malawi president alleges vote fraud

Malawi president alleges vote fraud, but election commission says polls were fair

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 01:09pm EDT

Somali extremist threatens US, Kenya with attacks

Somali extremist leader threatens US, Kenya, Uganda with more attacks

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 10:20am EDT

Algeria authorizes shale gas exploitation

Algerian government authorization exploitation of nation's shale gas reserves

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:50am EDT

Nigerian extremists strike villages, 48 dead

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian villages, as US sends in troops to hunt for kidnapped girls

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 05:22am EDT

Malian army flees Tuareg rebels in northern town

Malian army retreats from northern town of Kidal after gun battles with Tuareg rebels

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:41pm EDT

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
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