South Africa to fight crime with new DNA law

New DNA law in South Africa will help fight crime, and put police to the test

Friday - 02/21/2014, 12:06pm EST

Uganda's president rebuffs US gay criticism

Uganda's president says he wants no lectures from Western governments on anti-gay legislation

Friday - 02/21/2014, 12:04pm EST

Nigeria: Agents seize passport of ousted governor

Nigeria agents seize passport, threaten to arrest ousted Central Bank governor, says friend

Friday - 02/21/2014, 11:51am EST

150 treated for gunshot wounds in South Sudan

150 treated for gunshot wounds in South Sudan violence; key city under rebel control

Friday - 02/21/2014, 11:38am EST

Zimbabwe judge dismisses charge against ex-US rep

Ex-US Rep pleads guilty on immigration charge; Zimbabwe judge dismisses porn possession charge

Friday - 02/21/2014, 10:13am EST

Nigerian leader ousts reformist Central Bank chief

Nigeria's president suspends Central Bank chief who warned of missing billions

Friday - 02/21/2014, 12:20am EST

115 killed, 1,500 buildings razed in Nigerian town

Islamic militants blamed for killing 115, destroying 1,500 buildings in northeast Nigeria

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:48pm EST

UN urges reinforcements for C. African Republic

UN chief calls for at least 3,000 additional troops for conflict-torn Central African Republic

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:10pm EST

Ex-US congressman to reappear in Zimbabwe court

Former US Rep. Mel Reynolds fails to enter plea, to reappear in Zimbabwean court

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:09pm EST

Quiet diplomacy faulted for Africa's anti-gay laws

Activists fault 'quiet diplomacy' by US on Africa's anti-gay laws, suggest stronger measures

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:44am EST

Hundreds in Somalia's capital flee clashes

Hundreds of residents in Mogadishu flee clashes between Somali gov't forces and militants

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 09:00am EST

2 US security officers found dead in Seychelles

2 US security officers found dead in Seychelles on 'Captain Phillips' ship

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 03:44am EST

Zimbabwe: Former US Rep Reynolds pleads not guilty

Former US Rep. Mel Reynolds pleads not guilty to porn charges in Zimbabwe court

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:08pm EST

Heavy fighting near C. African Republic airport

Heavy fighting breaks out between militia, Chadian soldiers near C. African Republic airport

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 02:40pm EST

S.Africa court delays decision on televising trial

S. African court delays decision on whether Oscar Pistorius trial can be televised live

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:30pm EST

UN trapped inside base due to South Sudan fighting

UN trapped inside base in northern South Sudan city as troops fight for control of city

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 10:49am EST

Shooting erupts at South Africa street protest

South African police say people injured in shooting during protest east of capital

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 06:30am EST

Stop! Somali traffic police try to restore order

Stop! Somalia traffic police yell as they try to restore order to chaotic roads

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:10am EST

Kerry pledges security help to Tunisia

In unannounced Tunisia stop, Kerry lauds new constitution, pledges help against militants

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 08:56pm EST

Fresh fighting resumes in South Sudan

Fresh violence erupts in South Sudan as rebel forces seize control of parts of key town

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 04:08pm EST

Pistorius lawyers opposed to trial on live TV

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers oppose application by TV stations to carry murder trial live

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 03:51pm EST

Former US congressman arrested in Zimbabwe

Ex-US congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe for allegedly possessing pornography

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 03:50pm EST

Governor: Nigeria losing war on terrorists

Governor says Nigeria losing war on Islamic militants; military say extremists on the run

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 03:10pm EST

2 killed in protests in Guinea over power cuts

2 killed in protests in Guinea over 1-week-long power cut

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 02:50pm EST

UN says Liberia sent refugees home illegally

UN says Liberia sent refugees back to Ivory Coast in violation of international law

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 02:50pm EST
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