Burkina Faso appoints new transitional leader

Burkina Faso army appoints transitional leader after president leaves office amid protests

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 05:28am EST

Nigerian extremist says kidnapped girls married

Leader of Nigeria's extremists says kidnapped girls all married off, threatens to kill German

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 04:50am EST

Armed raiders kill at least 8 police in Kenya

Armed raiders kill at least 8 police in Kenya attack; 12 more are missing

Saturday - 11/01/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Body of Zambian president arrives home

Body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrives home ahead of Nov. 11 burial

Saturday - 11/01/2014, 07:40am EDT

Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

After protests push president from power, 2nd Burkina Faso soldier declares he's head of state

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

Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

Liberia opens large Ebola center; president recalls those who died without getting help

Saturday - 11/01/2014, 05:48am EDT

South Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killing

South African officials say suspect charged with murdering soccer team captain

Friday - 10/31/2014, 07:32pm EDT

Uganda-North Korea ties grow amid democracy doubts

Uganda's president praises North Korea for opposing imperialism amid doubts on democracy

Friday - 10/31/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Zambia's acting president appeals for calm

Zambia's acting leader: Security forces won't tolerate unrest while nation mourns president

Friday - 10/31/2014, 11:40am EDT

Burkina Faso president won't resign after protests

After violent protests, Burkina Faso president refuses to resign but parliament dissolved

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:44am EDT

South Africans mourn sport deaths

Calls for stricter gun laws as South Africans pay their last respects to sports figures

Friday - 10/31/2014, 12:12am EDT

9 Niger security forces killed in militant attacks

9 Niger security forces killed in simultaneous attacks on prison, refugee camp, patrol

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Zambia: President's body to return Saturday

Zambia: Body of President Michael Sata to be flown home Saturday ahead of burial

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:06am EDT

Zambian president dies after long illness

Zambian President Michael Sata dies after long illness; Guy Scott named acting president

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:58am EDT

WHO: Ebola decline in Liberia could be real trend

WHO: Decline in Ebola cases in Liberia could be a real trend, but epidemic far from over

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Rebels chase troops from northeast Nigerian towns

Extremists chase troops from 2 northeastern Nigerian towns, loot barracks, free prisoners

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:30pm EDT

30,000 rally in Benin capital for elections

30,000 rally in Benin capital in demonstration called by opposition calling for elections

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work

Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work as most patrons heed government warnings

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 02:10pm EDT

No flak jacket: UN's Ban Ki-moon lands in Somalia

No flak jacket required: UN chief comes to Somalia in business suit, sign of safer Mogadishu

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 10:57am EDT

Rally protests another term for Burkina Faso prez

Thousands protest Burkina Faso leader's push for another term, police tear gas crowd

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Nigeria: German killed, pirates hijack gunboat

Nigerian military: Gunmen kill, kidnap Germans as pirates hijack gunboat, kill police officers

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Nigerian Stock Exchange joins World Federation

Nigerian Stock Exchange joins World Federation of Exchanges, fifth African to become member

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 12:30pm EDT

21-gun salute marks Botswana president's 2nd term

Dancers, 21-gun salute mark start of Botswana president's 2nd term after election win

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 11:39am EDT

US official: Welcome home medics fighting Ebola

US ambassador to UN says Ebola must be fought at source, medics welcomed home

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 03:16am EDT

Prosecutors say will appeal Pistorius verdict

Oscar Pistorius case: Prosecutors say they will appeal verdict and sentence

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 02:28am EDT
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