Lesotho plans elections, but mood is unsettled

After shootouts, political factions struggle to work together in mountainous pocket of Africa

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 01:38pm EDT

Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing this week

Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing this week for killing girlfriend in his South Africa home

Sunday - 10/12/2014, 11:38am EDT

US deal with Equatorial Guinean missed chance

Activists say US deal with Equatorial Guinea leader's son a missed chance to expose corruption

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 07:12pm EDT

C. African Republic leader in talks with militia

Central African Republic interim president opens talks with militia after heavy violence

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 03:20pm EDT

10 dead after boat collides with ship off Guinea

10 dead, 12 missing after boat collides with ship off coast of Guinea, official says

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 10:30am EDT

WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 4,000

Liberia's leader loses bid for more power to fight Ebola, including confiscating property

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 06:14am EDT

Cameroon: 27 hostages freed in north

Cameroon says Chinese workers, wife of high-ranking official among 27 hostages freed in north

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 06:00am EDT

Ethiopia says US embassy intruders must be charged

Ethiopia wants protesters who breached its US embassy compound charged, calls them terrorists

Friday - 10/10/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Nigerian leader denies worth $100 million

Nigerian president threatens website, denies worth $100 million

Friday - 10/10/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Europe, others weigh risks of West African flights

Europe, others say flights from Ebola-hit African states must continue, focus on fast response

Friday - 10/10/2014, 12:04pm EDT

South Africa hosts second sensational murder trial

After Pistorius trial, South Africa hosts another courtroom drama in honeymoon slaying case

Friday - 10/10/2014, 10:34am EDT

Liberia children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

4 Liberia siblings orphaned, ostracized by Ebola but fight to stay together in parents' home

Friday - 10/10/2014, 04:06am EDT

Clashes break out in C. African Republic capital

Clashes break out in C. African Republic capital for second day, up to 12 reported dead

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 07:09pm EDT

Cameroon frees 7 accused of breaking anti-gay law

Cameroon frees 7 people arrested on suspicion of breaking the nation's anti-gay law

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Moroccan diplomat found dead in South Africa

South African police investigate fatal stabbing of Moroccan diplomat in capital guesthouse

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Convicted killer testifies in SAfrica murder trial

Convicted killer testifies in SAfrica honeymoon murder trial; accuses husband of arranging hit

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 12:27pm EDT

UN: At least 1 peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

UN: At least 1 peacekeeper killed in rocket attack on base in northern Mali

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 12:50am EDT

New concern worldwide as nurse in Spain gets Ebola

New global concern as nurse in Spain gets Ebola; US weighs screening arriving air passengers

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 03:36pm EDT

Court hears forensic evidence in honeymoon killing

South African court reviews forensic evidence, accused's statement in honeymoon murder case

Monday - 10/06/2014, 01:23pm EDT

Ethiopians guilty over Muslim face covering

Ethiopian group found guilty of conspiracy via social media network over Muslim face covering

Monday - 10/06/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Kenya president to step down during court hearing

Kenya president to step down from office during International Criminal Court hearing this week

Monday - 10/06/2014, 11:58am EDT

South Africa appoints a new reserve bank governor

South Africa's president announces new governor of the central bank

Monday - 10/06/2014, 09:00am EDT

Uganda confirms Marburg fever recently killed man

Uganda confirms Marburg hemorrhagic fever, which manifests like Ebola, killed a health worker

Monday - 10/06/2014, 08:00am EDT

Pro-Somalia troops secure last al-Shabab bastion

Pro-Somalia troops take back last al-Shabab stronghold, secure Barawe for 1st time in 20 years

Sunday - 10/05/2014, 02:30pm EDT

South Africa: Honeymoon murder trial to start

South Africa: Honeymoon murder trial to start in Cape Town

Sunday - 10/05/2014, 10:20am EDT
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