Leaders get immunity at new African rights court

Leaders get immunity at new African court against major crimes of war, humanity, genocide

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Report: 58 killed in hospitals in S.Sudan conflict

Aid group says 58 people have been killed in hospitals in South Sudan since December conflict

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Rights group sues Nigeria's leader over corruption

Group sues Nigeria leader for dropping corruption charges against dictator's son

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:29am EDT

Land mine kills UN peacekeeper in northern Mali

Land mine kills UN peacekeeper in northern Mali; 6 others injured

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:59am EDT

Mental disorder not factor in Pistorius shooting

Pistorius not mentally ill when he shot and killed his girlfriend, psych evaluations say

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:40am EDT

Explosion in busy part of Somali capital kills 2

Police: Land mine explosion in Somali capital kills 2 in latest attack by suspected militants

Monday - 06/30/2014, 06:58am EDT

Pistorius trial to resume after psychiatric tests

Murder trial of Oscar Pistorius to resume after 30-day observation at psychiatric hospital

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Gunmen torch churches, kill scores in Nigeria

Witnesses: Gunmen fire on worshippers, torch churches; Nigerian leader condemns brothel attack

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Nigeria girl among thousands of divorced children

Thousands of girls divorced in Nigeria in battle over whether females should study or marry

Saturday - 06/28/2014, 09:38pm EDT

Nigerian intelligence agency: We warned malls

Nigerian intelligence says it warned Abuja malls of threat of attacks; witnesses saw car bomb

Friday - 06/27/2014, 10:08pm EDT

WHO reduces Ebola death toll in Sierra Leone

WHO changes reporting method for Ebola deaths reduces death toll in Sierra Leone

Friday - 06/27/2014, 10:30am EDT

South Africa: 11 die in initiation rites

Botched circumcision rituals in South Africa kill 11 young men

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 11:30am EDT

Death toll from Nigerian mall bomb rises to 22

Wounded victim of bomb blast at mall in Nigerian capital dies, raises toll to 22 dead

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 10:00am EDT

3 dead in Somalia after militants attack hotel

3 dead after suicide bomber, gunmen attack a hotel housing troops in central Somalia

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 09:00am EDT

Cameroon searches for missing US pilot

Africa conservation group says US pilot heading for Cameroon airport is missing

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 07:30am EDT

Explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

Explosion rocks shopping mall in Nigerian capital, Abuja; police say 21 dead, 17 wounded

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 04:08am EDT

Zimbabwe: New constitution clashes with old laws

Zimbabwe: Activists say rights enshrined in new constitution are hindered by old laws

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Nigeria family forces atheist son into mental ward

Nigerian Muslim family puts son in mental ward for atheism, father says son may be lynched

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 12:50pm EDT

UN: Ivory, charcoal funds criminal, terror groups

Illegal charcoal, logging, ivory trading finances criminal and terrorist groups, UN group says

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Environment, economy linked at new UN assembly

Environment, economic development link explored at first ever UN environment assembly

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Ukraine accuses Russia of using landmines

Ukraine says Russia used landmines when it annexed Crimea, seized mines stored at depot

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:50pm EDT

C African Republic at risk of genocide, says group

Central African Republic at risk of genocide, warns human rights group

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 10:41am EDT

Explosion at medical school in Nigeria's Kano city

Explosion blamed on Islamic extremists rocks medical school in Kano city, kills 8, wounds 12

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:30pm EDT

South African union chief says mine strike to end

South African union leader says mine strike in platinum sector to end after 5 months

Monday - 06/23/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Mozambique to be free of landmines by end of 2014

Expert: Mozambique on track to clear all territory of landmines by the end of this year

Monday - 06/23/2014, 12:45pm EDT
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