Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Ugandan police said on Tuesday they are investigating whether the killing of a prosecutor in Kampala was carried out by Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election, despite protests over the conduct of the vote and calls for calm given fears of a repeat of post-poll violence.
Monday, March 30, 2015
ABUJA - Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election pitting President Goodluck Jonathan against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.
Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi announced on Sunday at a summit dominated by a Saudi-led offensive on Shiite rebels in Yemen.
Tunisia said it killed the leader of the jihadists accused of organizing the massacre at its national museum, as thousands took to the streets Sunday in a march against extremism.
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day “health emergency” in five regions of the Ebola-hit nation in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly disease.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
Nigerians turned out in their millions Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau directly ordered women to be killed in the northeast Nigerian town of Gwoza, one man who was forcibly conscripted into the militant ranks claimed on Friday.