Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Nigeria's opposition on Sunday accused outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of leaving a country in crisis, as fuel shortages brought the nation to a standstill just days from Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Thousands of Burundian activists mourned a murdered opposition leader at his funeral Sunday, vowing to intensify their protests against a bid by the president of the central African nation to seek a third consecutive term.
Nigerian troops killed scores of Islamic extremists and rescued 20 women and children from captivity even as reports came in Saturday of Boko Haram fighters slitting villagers' throats and chopping them to death.
For years the Horn of Africa nation Djibouti was seen by foreign powers as a far-flung military outpost overlooking the Gulf of Aden.
Let Us Reconcile" implores a banner on a statue at the entrance to the main market in Bangui, in a Muslim neighborhood that gave refuge to people fleeing religious strife that swept the Central African Republic.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Despite warnings from shipwreck survivors and the international community, Gambians are refusing to abandon dreams of a new life in Europe even if it means risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean aboard rickety boats.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
It's another sun-drenched day but the deckchairs of a four-star hotel on the island of Djerba stand empty, in a sign of the "catastrophic" summer on the horizon for Tunisian tourism.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Egyptian security forces have stepped up sexual attacks against detainees since the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, using them as a "cynical political strategy" to crush opposition, a rights group charged Tuesday.
The hulking P-3C Orion aircraft prepares to take off from a military base in the Horn of African nation of Djibouti, on the latest mission hunting pirates off Somalia's coast.