Nigerians flee as Islamic extremists dig in

Hundreds of children missing as Nigerian extremists seize territory, fly al-Qaida flag

Saturday - 11/08/2014, 12:34am EST

Botswana court rejects change of parliament vote

A Botswana court has rejected the president's bid to change vote for vice president

Friday - 11/07/2014, 02:50pm EST

Journalist in limbo fears returning to Botswana

Botswana journalist fears persecution from a government that says he has nothing to fear

Friday - 11/07/2014, 01:44pm EST

Amid Ebola disaster, WHO picks new Africa chief

Amid Ebola disaster, WHO picks new chief to take over troubled Africa office

Friday - 11/07/2014, 10:52am EST

Burkina Faso leader cross with regional mediators

Burkina Faso military leader criticizes regional mediators, saying AU deadline not a threat

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 06:48pm EST

Uganda army suspends 15 for Somalia allegations

Uganda suspends 15 soldiers over allegations of misconduct while deployed in Somalia

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 12:40pm EST

Mozambique's government plans ahead for flooding

Mozambique's government sets up contingency plan to deal with frequent and deadly flooding

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 12:30pm EST

Mozambique frees opposition party fighters

Mozambique's government grants amnesty to opposition fighters involved in recent clashes

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 08:38am EST

3 presidents press Burkina Faso on civilian rule

3 African presidents visit Burkina Faso to press military to return to civilian rule

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 10:26pm EST

Suspected poachers escape Mozambique police post

2 suspected poachers in Mozambique escape from police station while awaiting trial

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 11:10am EST

Angola journalist criticizes African Union

Human rights campaigner says African Union should move headquarters out of Ethiopia

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:50am EST

Many African leaders seek to extend time in power

Burkina Faso leader not only African seeking to hold power by changing constitutional limits

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 08:40am EST

Thousands break Ebola quarantine to find food

Aid agencies: Thousands in Sierra Leone are violating Ebola quarantine to find food

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 02:06am EST

Pistorius prosecutors file appeal papers

Oscar Pistorius prosecutors appeal, say judge wrong on verdict and 'shockingly light' sentence

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:30pm EST

African Union envoy meets Burkina Faso opposition

African Union envoy meets with Burkina Faso opposition to work for return to civilian rule

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:28pm EST

Civil servant jailed in Malawi 'Cashgate' scandal

Civil servant sentenced to prison with hard labor in Malawi's 'Cashgate' financial scandal

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 02:00pm EST

Botswana president challenges vice president vote

Opposition parties say Botswana president's challenge to vice president vote is intimidation

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 01:00pm EST

Zambia's acting leader moves to defuse anger

Following riots, Zambian acting president rescinds decision to dismiss ruling party figure

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 10:00am EST

Soldiers, separatists fight in Mali despite truce

Soldiers, separatist Tuareg rebels fight in Mali, despite cease-fire

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 09:10am EST

Burkina Faso: Military promises to hand over power

Burkina Faso: Military promises to hand power to transitional leader, opposition drops demands

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 05:00am EST

Suicide bomber kills 32 in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 32 in procession in northeast Nigeria; gunmen free 145 inmates from jail

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 01:30am EST

American citizen tries to escape a Namibian prison

American citizen charged with murder is caught attempting to escape a Namibian prison

Monday - 11/03/2014, 11:50am EST

UN tells Somalia to quit paying for votes

UN tells Somali leaders to quit paying for votes; president says to UN: Stay out of it

Monday - 11/03/2014, 11:40am EST

Court: Namibia forcibly sterilized women with HIV

Court rules that Namibian health officials forcibly sterilized HIV-positive women

Monday - 11/03/2014, 11:10am EST

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

Africans shun the E-word, worst responders as Ebola poses biggest continental threat in years

Monday - 11/03/2014, 09:30am EST
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