Gunmen slay Nigerian traditional leader

Gunmen kill local traditional leader in Nigeria's northeast, witnesses say

Updated 01 minutes, 22 seconds ago

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

Peace Corps pulling more than 50 volunteers out of Kenya over security fears, officials say

Updated 01 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Gunmen kill female tourist on Kenya coast

Gunmen kill tourist on Kenya's coast, police say, in 2nd killing of a foreign female in month

Updated 16 minutes, 59 seconds ago

Malawi corruption suspect faces charges

Chief suspect in Malawi corruption scandal released on bail after perjury charge

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:40am EDT

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
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