South African parliament hosts another ruckus

South African lawmaker causes a stir with rude gesture toward deputy president in parliament

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Nigeria: Death toll in building collapse up to 80

Nigerian official says death toll in building collapse at church complex has risen to 80

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:00am EDT

Nigerian preacher faces scrutiny after disaster

Nigerian preacher, said to have powers of prophesy, now under scrutiny after building collapse

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 12:15pm EDT

67 South Africans dead in Nigeria building

South African president says 67 South Africans died in Nigerian building collapse

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:34pm EDT

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

South Africa: Legal groups worried about harsh criticism of judge in Oscar Pistorius trial

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 03:02pm EDT

12 Nigerian troops sentenced to death for mutiny

12 Nigerian troops fighting extremists sentenced to death for mutiny, shooting at officer

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 01:42pm EDT

South Africa sends murder suspect to Botswana

South Africa deports murder suspect to Botswana even though he could face death penalty there

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 11:50am EDT

South Sudan urges groups to hire more nationals

South Sudan's government urges NGOs, private companies to replace foreigners with nationals

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 11:10am EDT

Nobel laureates appeal to South Africa

Nobel peace laureates appeal to South Africa to give visa to Dalai Lama for Cape Town meeting

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:00am EDT

UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping

UN takes over Central African Republic peacekeeping mission, adding about 1,800 more troops

Monday - 09/15/2014, 06:47pm EDT

45 dead after Nigeria building collapse

45 dead after Nigerian preacher's building collapses, rescuers save 105 people

Monday - 09/15/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Nigerian defense: Hope pilots alive in missing jet

Nigerian Air Force chief hopes pilots of missing fighter jet are alive

Monday - 09/15/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives

Ugandan authorities arrest 19 terror suspects, seize explosives in raid on al-Shabab cell

Monday - 09/15/2014, 11:20am EDT

UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping

UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping mission, adding about 1,500 more troops

Monday - 09/15/2014, 09:20am EDT

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper killed, 4 wounded when vehicle hit land mine in northern Mali

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:30am EDT

Nigerian jet missing in battle with extremists

Nigerian jet fighter used in bombing raids against Islamic extremists missing for 2 days

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Libya's elected parliament fires central bank head

Libya's elected parliament fires central bank head after he tried to block funds for lawmakers

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

Mozambique: Scouts with little air support struggle to stop poachers in vast, remote park

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 11:10am EDT

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide, faces up to 15 years in girlfriend's death

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 02:20pm EDT

US gov't warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

US gov't warns its citizens in Uganda to stay home as authorities attempt to foil terror plot

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Pistorius trial: Judge's verdict explained

Oscar Pistorius trial: Getting away with murder? Why the judge acquitted

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 05:04am EDT

AP: More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic

AP tally: More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic fighting before UN peacekeeping mission

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 03:44am EDT

Soldiers defeat Islamic fighters in north Nigeria

Military defeats Islamic extremists in rare victory outside Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 02:50am EDT

Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

Pistorius trial: Judge says athlete not guilty of murder but still faces lesser charge

Friday - 09/12/2014, 03:44am EDT

Mali refugees return north, face food crisis

Malian refugees returning home to the north, facing looming food crisis after drought

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 06:10pm EDT
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