Monday, November 24, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed 48 fish vendors after setting up a roadblock near Nigeria's border with Chad, the head of their association said Sunday, in the latest violence to hit the country's volatile northeast.
In a back alley in the Moroccan capital, the small household repair shop opened by Moctar Toure since escaping conflict in his native Ivory Coast is doing a brisk business.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.
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.