Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls

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

Updated 00 minutes, 06 seconds ago

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

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

Updated 00 minutes, 22 seconds ago

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

2 critics of Swaziland government convicted

2 critics of Swaziland government found guilty of contempt of court after publishing articles

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Nigeria seeks to borrow $1 billion for military

Nigerian leader seeks $1 billion loan for equipment, training for military fighting extremists

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:20pm EDT

South African plane hits turbulence, 20 injured

South African Airways plane lands safely in Hong Kong after severe turbulence injures 20

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:50am EDT

Peace talks aim at restoring calm in Mali's north

Peace talks between Mali's government and Tuareg separatists aim at restoring calm in north

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 06:00am EDT
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