Friday, June 26, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
At least 20 people were killed Monday when a young female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a bus station in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, in an attack likely to be blamed on Boko Haram.
Monday, June 22, 2015
A renowned Al-Jazeera journalist was being held in German police custody Sunday pending a court decision on his further detention on an arrest warrant issued by his native Egypt.
Shabab militants launched a major suicide attack on Sunday against a military intelligence and training base in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, setting off a car bomb before storming inside, security officials said.
The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (NLNG), a joint venture between the government and foreign oil majors, has generated some US$85 billion from exports since its inception 15 years ago, the company announced late Friday.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
At least 17 people were killed and 70 injured when a rush hour passenger train hit a lorry and derailed at an unmarked crossing south of Tunis Tuesday morning, officials said.
A Libyan jihadist group denied Tuesday that al-Qaida-linked militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar -- the man behind multiple deadly attacks with a history of coming back from the dead -- was killed in a U.S. airstrike.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan left South Africa with his plane scheduled to land back home Monday night, Sudan's official news agency said, as the leader dodged a South African court's effort to have him arrested on genocide and other charges.
Al-Qaida-linked jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who allegedly masterminded the siege of an Algerian gas plant in which 38 hostages died, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, Libya's internationally recognized government said.