Uganda's president fires prime minister

Uganda's long-serving president fires prime minister, a former ally turned rival for power

Updated 07 minutes, 50 seconds ago

South Africa's murder rate goes up

South African police say murder rate has climbed 5 percent since last year

Updated 07 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Guinea: 8 people killed on Ebola awareness trip

Guinean government: 8 people killed including 3 journalists on Ebola awareness trip

Updated 07 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Nigeria sent $9.3 million cash for arms in SAfrica

Group: Investigate Nigerian govt for flying $9.3 million cash to buy weapons in South Africa

Updated 07 minutes, 55 seconds ago

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown; 1st US military aid lands in Liberia

Updated 09 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Nigeria: Church obstructed rescue, lives lost

Emergency official: Lives lost as TB Joshua's church obstructed rescue from collapsed building

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:00am EDT

Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in Mali

Roadside bomb kills 5 UN peacekeepers, wounds several in northern Mali, spokesman says

Friday - 09/19/2014, 02:00am EDT

7 killed while on Guinea Ebola education campaign

Prime minister: 7 killed by angry residents while on Ebola education trip in rural Guinea

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Nigeria's ruling party wants Jonathan as president

Nigeria's ruling party chooses incumbent Goodluck Jonathan as presidential candidate

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Amnesty: Nigerian police routinely use torture

Nigeria's police, military routinely torture detainees: Amnesty International

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Belgium arrests Liberian ex-rebel commander

Belgium arrests Liberian ex-rebel commander on war crimes charges

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:38pm EDT

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
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