Thursday, September 25, 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has scotched suggestions that cash-strapped Zimbabwe could get fresh financial aid, saying it must first service old debts.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Liberia announced plans Sunday for a huge increase in beds for Ebola patients in its overwhelmed capital Monrovia, raising the number from around 250 to 1,000 by the end of October.
Kenya on Sunday marks a year since Somali Islamist gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, with anniversary commemorations including the unveiling of a memorial stone and candlelight vigil.
Boko Haram gunmen stormed a crowded market in Nigeria's restive northeastern state of Borno, killing several people and carting away food, witnesses said Saturday.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Boko Haram militants are in charge of at least 25 towns and
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The head of the United Nations said Tuesday that the world body is “taking the lead now” on international efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed some 2,400 people and could spread further.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rescue workers have pulled three more bodies from a collapsed guesthouse at a megachurch in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos, raising the death toll to 45, emergency services said on Monday.
An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a top activist of the revolt against ex-president Hosni Mubarak, at his retrial in a case where he had been sentenced to 15 years.