Official: 34 dead in east Congo after attack

Congo official: 34 dead, 27 wounded after attack by armed fighters

Sunday - 06/08/2014, 02:10am EDT

South African president in hospital for tests

Office of South African President Jacob Zuma says he is in a hospital for tests

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 11:01am EDT

Watchdog: Nigeria gov't interrupting newspapers

Media watchdog says Nigerian gov't disrupting distribution of several newspapers

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 10:40am EDT

Nigerian newspaper accuses military of harassment

Nigerian newspaper accuses military of harassment after publishing critical report

Friday - 06/06/2014, 05:20pm EDT

South African president takes a break

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma will take off a few days to recover from heavy schedule

Friday - 06/06/2014, 01:08pm EDT

Garry Kasparov aims for top chess job

Former champion Garry Kasparov makes another move, this time vying for top chess job

Friday - 06/06/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Hunger spreads in Somalia as militants block towns

Hunger and desperation spread in Somalia as militants set blockade of towns in need

Friday - 06/06/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Wearing disguise, Boko Haram slaughters hundreds

Disguised as Nigerian soldiers, Boko Haram militants kill hundreds of villagers in new attack

Friday - 06/06/2014, 03:08am EDT

Kenya: US Embassy increases defenses amid threat

US Embassy in Kenya takes defensive stance amid increased terror fears from al-Qaida group

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 11:47am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Muslims at C. African Republic church

AP PHOTOS: Hundreds of Muslims spend months sheltered at Central African Republic church

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 11:33am EDT

US criticizes Rwanda on arrests; militia blamed

US criticizes Rwanda on arrests and 'disappearances'; Rwanda blames 'genocidal' militia group

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 09:12am EDT

Witnesses: Boko Haram seizing villages in Nigeria

Islamic gunmen hoisting black flags as they seize villages in Nigeria

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 12:04am EDT

In South Africa, old custom becomes health crisis

Some young South African men become casualties during botched rite of passage into manhood

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 07:38pm EDT

US lauded in Africa for new coal emission proposal

US lauded in Africa for new coal emissions proposal; climate change a concern on the continent

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 01:01pm EDT

Report: 10 generals guilty of arming Boko Haram

Report: Court-martial finds 10 Nigerian generals, 5 others, guilty of arming Boko Haram

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Algeria: No change for restrictive investment law

Algeria investment law limiting foreigners to 49% ownership to remain, says industry minister

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 01:21pm EDT

Zambia makes arrests in ranger killing

Zambian authorities arrest 2 suspected poachers who face murder charges in ranger killing

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 11:40am EDT

New Nigeria central bank governor takes post

New Nigeria central bank governor takes post; to keep low profile after predecessor suspended

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 11:00am EDT

Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak death toll now 5

Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak death toll reaches 5; some British mining company personnel leave

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 10:30am EDT

Nigerian police ban protests about kidnapped girls

Nigerian police ban protests about kidnapped girls in capital citing 'security reasons'

Monday - 06/02/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Algeria faces struggle to attract investment

A notoriously closed economy, Algeria faces struggle to attract foreign investment once again

Monday - 06/02/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Malawi inaugurates new president

New president of Malawi says he wants to reconcile with former leader after disputed election

Monday - 06/02/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Officials: Bomb hits northeast Nigerian town

Officials: Bomb explodes in northeast Nigerian town, multiple casualties reported

Sunday - 06/01/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Malawi: Peter Mutharika sworn in as new president

Malawi gets new president: Peter Mutharika is sworn into office after being declared winner

Saturday - 05/31/2014, 01:46pm EDT

Zebras make longest trek in Africa, research says

Amid shrinking migrations, nature surprises with discovery of long zebra trek in Africa

Friday - 05/30/2014, 11:06pm EDT
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