Traditional Nigerian hunters want to find girls

Hunters want to use mystical powers to find 276 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists

Monday - 05/19/2014, 06:22pm EDT

Somali militants kill 12 in Kenya border ambush

Somali militants kill 12, including 3 police, in Kenya ambush; al-Shabab claims responsibility

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Protest turns violent in Mali as tensions rise

Protest in northern Mali turns violent as tensions rise; Arab, Tuareg shops attacked

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Car bomb in north Nigerian city of Kano kills 5

Car bomb in Christian quarter of north Nigerian city of Kano kills 5, wounds 7

Monday - 05/19/2014, 10:30am EDT

SAfrica: Vocalist for musician Johnny Clegg killed

Backing vocalist for South African musician Johnny Clegg is fatally shot in robbery

Monday - 05/19/2014, 09:50am EDT

Mali: Tuareg rebels take 30 hostages in north

Mali: Tuareg rebels take 30 hostages in northern town in 'declaration of war' on government

Monday - 05/19/2014, 04:42am EDT

Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia grows despite debate

Despite debate over passports, security fears, Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia gains strength

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Bombings kill 10, wound 70 in Kenyan market

Bombings kill 10, wound 70 in Kenyan after US, UK terror warnings prompt tourist evacuations

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 01:24am EDT

Nigeria leader nixes visit where girls kidnapped

Officials: Nigeria president cancels trip to kidnap town; locals angry at cancellation

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 12:18am EDT

US Embassy in Kenya requests security upgrade

APNewsBreak: US Embassy in Kenya requests more security, reduces staff because of threats

Friday - 05/16/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Zimbabwe police smash windows of illegal taxis

Police in Zimbabwe capital target illegal taxis; commuters, pedestrians get caught in middle

Friday - 05/16/2014, 11:00am EDT

Legislators discuss Nigeria's state of emergency

Legislators, security chiefs discuss extending state of emergency in northeast Nigeria

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:02pm EDT

S. Sudan wants US, UN to verify who is attacking

S. Sudan wants US, UN to verify who attacked, broke peace deal violation before sanctions

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Uganda: Groups report surge in gay rights abuses

Uganda: Rights groups report surge in rights violations of homosexuals

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:20am EDT

Pistorius to be sent for psychiatric tests

Judge in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rules athlete should undergo psychiatric evaluation

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:28am EDT

Extremists attack town of abducted schoolgirls

Militants attack town of abducted schoolgirls, kill 12 soldiers, spark angry response

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:02am EDT

British official: Nigeria won't swap girls

British official: Nigeria's president rules out swapping jailed militants for schoolgirls

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Kenya court seeks arrest of reporter wanted by ICC

Kenya court issues arrest warrant for reporter wanted by ICC for case against deputy president

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 11:10am EDT

Uganda's president urged to veto 'flawed' HIV law

Uganda's president is urged to veto HIV measure that criminalizes intentional transmission

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 09:20am EDT

Nigeria opens door for talks with kidnappers

Nigeria says all options open to free kidnapped girls as US has begins surveillance flights

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:24am EDT

French journalist, 26, dies in C. African Republic

French photojournalist, 26, killed while covering conflict in Central African Republic

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 10:44pm EDT

South Sudan: Bodies in wells, houses burned

For South Sudanese living in 'the bush,' a fight against hunger, disease, and violence

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 03:51pm EDT

Mauritanian who killed 4 Frenchmen dies in prison

Report: Al-Qaida-linked Mauritanian on death row for killing 4 French tourists dies in prison

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:00am EDT

Prosecutor: Pistorius should get mental evaluation

Prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius murder trial asks that runner get psychiatric evaluation

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 08:19am EDT

South Africa: 3 miners killed during strike

South Africa: 3 miners defying platinum sector strike killed amid increasing tension

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 07:30am EDT
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