Sunday, November 23, 2014
Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed.
Three years ago Janvier Hadi pedaled a single speed bicycle taxi: this week he won the prologue of the Tour of Rwanda, a success mirroring the growth of cycling in his country.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Nigerian police fired tear gas inside the parliament complex on Thursday, apparently trying to block opposition lawmakers, including the speaker of the lower house, from entering the building for a key security vote.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Michel Kafando, a veteran diplomat and former foreign minister, was sworn in Tuesday as Burkina Faso's interim president to oversee a one-year transition back to civilian rule in the West African country.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Burkina Faso on Sunday scrambled to pick an interim president ahead of an African Union sanctions deadline after the army seized power following the ousting of longtime ruler Blaise Compaore.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Video journalist Edem Srem and his team from MultiTvWorld in Ghana on Friday won the first-ever African Fact-Checking Awards, honoring journalism in Africa that exposes misleading claims by public figures.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Malian authorities on Wednesday reported two new deaths from Ebola that are not believed to be linked to the nation's only other known case, an alarming setback as Mali tries to limit the epidemic ravaging other countries in the region.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Forty-eight hours after the latest cease-fire deal in South Sudan, a battle broke out on Monday between government troops and rebel fighters in which 29 combatants died, said a military spokesman.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Boko Haram was suspected of killing nearly 50 pupils in a suicide bombing in northeastern Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.