230 girls abducted in Nigeria still missing

230 girls abducted in school attack by Nigerian extremists still missing, 1 week later

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:40am EDT

African troops capture junior LRA rebel commander

African troops capture junior LRA rebel commander, rescue 10 abductees in central Africa

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:10am EDT

Somali lawmaker shot and killed in latest attack

Somali lawmaker assassinated by gunmen day after another was killed in a car bomb blast

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:20am EDT

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

Parents say 234 girls missing from Nigerian school kidnapping by extremists, not 85 reported

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:30am EDT

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

UN condemns ethnic killings in contested South Sudanese town; hundreds reportedly killed

Monday - 04/21/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Mauritania to hold presidential elections in June

Mauritania to hold presidential elections on June 21

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Christian militia, French forces fight in C Africa

Christian militia, French forces clash in Central African Republic, several militants killed

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Rwandan singer pleads guilty to terrorism charges

In court appearance, prominent Rwandan singer pleads guilty to charges including terrorism

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Congo grants first batch of amnesties to ex-rebels

Congo grants first batch of amnesties to former rebels, including ex-members of M23

Monday - 04/21/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Uganda suspends track coach over sex abuse charges

Ugandan athletics body suspends national coach who faces charges of sexual harassment

Monday - 04/21/2014, 12:58pm EDT

APNewsBreak: Elephants endangered by land grabs

APNewsBreak: Zimbabwe could open up to poachers as elites grab land set aside for elephants

Monday - 04/21/2014, 10:34am EDT

Somali lawmaker killed in car bomb explosion

Police: Car bomb explosion in Somali capital kills 1 lawmaker, wounds another

Monday - 04/21/2014, 09:49am EDT

APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

APNewsBreak: Land grabs in 1 of Africa's last elephant bastions puts herds in poachers' sights

Monday - 04/21/2014, 08:02am EDT

Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

Mourning bomb blast victims, fearing fate of 85 abducted girls, Nigerians mark Easter

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 11:01pm EDT

Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim massive blast that killed 75 in Nigerian capital

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 08:56pm EDT

Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

Nigeria preacher advising presidents is humble healer to some, controversial leader to others

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 06:54pm EDT

Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

Guinea plans to cancel rights to massive iron ore deposit, held by BSG Resources, Vale

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

Official: 24 more schoolgirls kidnapped by Nigerian extremists have escaped; 85 still missing

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:48pm EDT

Mali opposition: Tuareg impasse makes north unsafe

Malian opposition says impasse in talks with separatist rebels is creating insecurity in north

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:40am EDT

SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

12 killed in South Sudan when mob attacks UN base; peacekeepers open fire to protect refugees

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:00am EDT

Nigerians search unsafe forest for abducted girls

Nigerians search dangerous forest for more than 100 abducted girls and young women

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:56pm EDT

Pistorius trial: Prosecutor chides defense witness

Chief prosecutor undermines defense expert at Oscar Pistorius murder trial

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:05pm EDT

Thugs with machetes attack Nigerian party congress

Machete-wielding thugs attack opposition party congress in Nigeria, dozens wounded

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial over his multi-million dollar fortune

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:19pm EDT

West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives, according to UN health agency

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT
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