Monday, May 4, 2015
Hundreds of girls and women, many bewildered and traumatized, are being registered, fed and given medical care in their first day out of Nigeria's war zone.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Nigeria's military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country's northeast, an announcement on social media said Saturday.
Three people have died in grenade attacks in Burundi, a spokesman for the ministry of public security said Saturday, during a week that has seen street protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
A terminally ill South African man died of natural causes Thursday on the same day that a court granted him the right to end his life, a ruling that could pave the way for assisted suicide legislation.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Police in Burundi battled protestors Monday in a second day of demonstrations over a bid by the central African nation's president for a third term in office.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was elected to another five years in office, results showed Monday, despite international war crimes charges and a vote marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Burundi's president was Saturday declared as candidate for a controversial third term in office, his ruling party announced, despite mounting protests over a move that the opposition says is unconstitutional.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
South African soldiers will be deployed to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest, Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said Tuesday.
An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A bomb exploded Monday on a van carrying U.N. employees in northern Somalia, killing at least seven people and wounding several others, police and U.N. officials said. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.