Sunday, April 20, 2014
Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria's capital in a video obtained Saturday, as the search continued for 85 schoolgirls still missing after a mass abduction by the Islamists.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika clinched a fourth term on Friday, despite his poor health, winning a landslide victory in an election marred by low turnout and his rival alleging fraud.
In the nightmare of the strife-torn Central African Republic (C.A.R.), many citizens have begun to long for the “good old days” of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the emperor who became infamous for his brutality yet worked economic wonders in their eyes.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a U.N. official said.
Friday, April 18, 2014
A Nigerian school principal on Thursday denied military reports that most of the girls kidnapped from her school by Islamist gunmen were now safe, as the parents of those taken voiced anger over the conflicting claims.
Environmentalists around the world condemned on Wednesday the shooting of a Belgian conservationist who has struggled to protect Africa's mountain gorillas in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The turnout in Guinea-Bissau's presidential and parliamentary polls could exceed 70 percent, the election commission said on Monday.
A bombing at a bus station packed with morning commuters on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital killed 71 people and wounded 124 on Monday, with the president blaming the attack on Boko Haram Islamists.
Monday, April 14, 2014
At only 33, Jason Njoku is already considered one of Africa's most promising entrepreneurs thanks to an online film distribution service that has tapped high demand for Nigerian movies.