US plans major border security program in Nigeria

US plans 'major border security program' to fight Islamic extremists in Nigeria: US official

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 06:56pm EDT

South Africa tapes released to opposition party

Tapes used to drop corruption charges against South Africa president released

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 02:03pm EDT

Zimbabwe president says not to mess with family

Zimbabwe president warns not to mess with family, amid debate on wife's entry into politics

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Dalai Lama again refused S. Africa visa, no trip

Dalai Lama cancels visit to South Africa Nobel Laureate summit after he is again refused visa

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 12:00pm EDT

UN: Thousands flee Islamic attack in north Nigeria

UN refugee agency: Thousands flee Islamic fighters attacking northeast Nigeria, north Cameroon

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Lesotho prime minister escorted back home

South African police escort Lesotho prime minister home, stay to keep security, says official

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 11:10am EDT

Somali government offers amnesty to extremists

Somali government offers amnesty to al-Shabab extremists, gives them up to 45 days to accept

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 10:58am EDT

Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

Medical group says world is losing battle against Ebola, laments state of treatment centers

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 06:42am EDT

UN: 4 peacekeepers killed in north Mali, 15 hurt

UN: 4 peacekeepers killed in north Mali, 15 wounded, when convoy hit mine

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 05:20am EDT

Islamic fighters besiege Nigerian city: Senator

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Police abandon posts in Lesotho, fear for lives

Lesotho police abandon posts out of fear of attack; tense capital waits for PM's return

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:44am EDT

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient; Liberia orders civil servants to stay home

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:50am EDT

Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

Southern African body to help restore stability, security to Lesotho after political crisis

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:26am EDT

Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

Scores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists

Monday - 09/01/2014, 03:30pm EDT

240 rebels depart Central African Republic capital

About 240 Muslim rebels depart Central African Republic capital, to resettle in north

Monday - 09/01/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

Somalia: At least 12 killed as military repels militant attack on top prison in Mogadishu

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Head of Niger's parliament flees to France

Head of Niger's parliament flees to France to avoid questioning over baby trafficking scandal

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Lesotho prime minister in S. Africa for safety

Lesotho prime minister fled to South Africa for safety, consultations to resolve crisis

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Congo: Top general active in volatile east dies

Congo: Top general leading campaign against rebels in east dies suddenly

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 09:10am EDT

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

Lesotho military disarms police in act it says done for security; Prime minister condemns act

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 03:00am EDT

Somali troops oust militants from southern town

Somali, African Union troops oust Islamic militant group al-Shabab from southern town

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

Ukrainian plane crashes in mountains of southern Algeria, 3 bodies found

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 08:10am EDT

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberia to lift cordon around slum neighborhood sealed off to stop Ebola's spread

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

Zimbabwean president's wife causes stir as she enters politics; dynasty in offing?

Friday - 08/29/2014, 05:04pm EDT

SAfrica: 4 guilty in murder try on Rwandan general

South African court finds 4 guilty in murder attempt on exiled ex-Rwandan general; 2 acquitted

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:20pm EDT
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