2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

2 bombs kill at least 39, targeted political and religious leaders in Kaduna, in north Nigeria

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

Central African Republic's rival rebel groups sign cease-fire in neighboring Republic of Congo

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

Somali lawmaker, also a popular singer, killed in drive-by shooting in the capital

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 02:30pm EDT

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

Rhino poacher sentenced to 77 years in prison in South Africa in 1 of stiffest penalties yet

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:36am EDT

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

11 parents of Nigeria's kidnapped girls die from attacks and stress; town is besieged

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:12am EDT

Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls

Nigerian president vows to free kidnapped schoolgirls in first meeting with their parents

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:55pm EDT

C. African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent

C. African Republic peace talks on hold; Seleka rebels do not show up for 2nd day of meetings

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 12:50pm EDT

South African park considers rhino evacuation

South Africa's Kruger park considers plan to evacuate some rhinos targeted by poachers

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:53pm EDT

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

Kenya military Twitter account hacked by group alleging to be Anonymous, spokesman says

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:34pm EDT

US Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet

US Embassy apologizes to Ghana president after staff member accidentally sends critical tweet

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:32pm EDT

4-year-old boy dies in South Africa carjacking

4-year-old boy dies after being dragged from stolen vehicle in South Africa

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:31pm EDT

Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people in Kenya coast

Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people as insecurity escalates at Kenyan coast

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:01am EDT

UN: S. Sudan rebels violate peace-pact with govt

Rebels launch attack on South Sudan town in violation of a peace pact, UN says

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 07:53pm EDT

Extremists kill more than 100 in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills more than 100, hoists flag in northeast Nigerian town; villagers on the run

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Kenya Red Cross: 7 die in militant attack on coast

Kenya Red Cross says 7 killed in bus attack on Kenyan coast; Al-Shabab claims responsibility

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 01:14pm EDT

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

On the run from international military effort, Kony's rebels change tactics to survive

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:55pm EDT

French President announces new operation in Africa

French president in Chad announces new operation of 3,000 French troops in 5 African countries

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 11:39am EDT

Many killed as extremists attack Nigerian town

Islamic extremists attack northeastern Nigerian town; many feared killed

Friday - 07/18/2014, 08:40pm EDT

South Africans remember Mandela on his birthday

South Africans give back on birthday of Nelson Mandela, who died in December at age 95

Friday - 07/18/2014, 12:07pm EDT

French president Hollande visits Niger on tour

French president Hollande visits Niger on 3-nation tour of Africa focused on troop reshuffle

Friday - 07/18/2014, 08:07am EDT

Ethiopia charges 9 journalists with terrorism

Ethiopia charges 9 journalists with terrorism, says Committee to Protect Journalists

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:41am EDT

Aircraft with US personnel lands in Ugandan road

Police: Aircraft carrying US army personnel lands in the middle of a Ugandan road; no injuries

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:30am EDT

South Africa: film profiles last apartheid leader

New film explores mixed legacy of South Africa's last white leader, who partnered with Mandela

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:42pm EDT

Ugandan police abuse homeless kids, says report

Ugandan police beat, abuse homeless children living on the streets, charges Human Rights Watch

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:22pm EDT

German abducted by suspected extremists in Nigeria

Police: German aid worker abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:30pm EDT
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