Burkina Faso president won't resign after protests

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

Updated 02 minutes, 17 seconds ago

South Africans mourn sport deaths

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

Updated 44 minutes, 19 seconds ago

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

Coca-Cola in Nigerian court over half-empty cans

Nigeria takes Coca-Cola to court over half-empty cans of Sprite, alleged refusal to comply

Monday - 10/27/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Nigerian who cheated hangman at the gallows freed

Man who cheated hangman at the gallows freed after 19 years on death row in Nigeria

Monday - 10/27/2014, 03:10pm EDT

International community ramps up Africa Ebola aid

International community ramps ups efforts to contain Ebola crisis in West Africa

Monday - 10/27/2014, 02:52pm EDT

Groups pledge $8 billion for Horn of Africa

Groups pledge $8 billion for Horn of Africa nations to spur development, increase stability

Monday - 10/27/2014, 10:20am EDT

Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

Colleagues of American doctor with Ebola say he was always careful while treating patients

Monday - 10/27/2014, 10:18am EDT

Botswana's president elected to a second term

Botswana's president elected to a second term after ruling party wins another election

Sunday - 10/26/2014, 11:48am EDT

Widening rift between Somali president and premier

Somali president and premier differ over cabinet reshuffle signifying a widening rift

Sunday - 10/26/2014, 07:50am EDT

Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

Boat accident in Zambia leaves 26 people dead, most of them children

Saturday - 10/25/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Botswana ruling party leads in early vote results

Botswana votes: Ruling party has early lead in election results, but opposition makes inroads

Saturday - 10/25/2014, 04:52pm EDT
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