Saturday, April 4, 2015
The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility Friday for deadly attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 15 soldiers and two civilians.
Grieving relatives were Friday searching for news or the remains of their loved ones after Somalia's al-Shabab Islamists massacred 147 in a university in northeastern Kenya.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Masked gunmen from Somalia's Shebab Islamist group massacred at least 147 Kenyan students Thursday in a day-long college campus siege, the country's deadliest attack since the 1998 US embassy bombings.
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said. The president said it is now a hostage situation.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Masked gunmen stormed a university in northeast Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing at least two people at the campus not far from war-torn Somalia's lawless border.
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hailed his historic election victory after Nigerians broke the cycle of one-party government and military rule with a democratic transfer of power at the ballot box.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Ugandan police said on Tuesday they are investigating whether the killing of a prosecutor in Kampala was carried out by Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election, despite protests over the conduct of the vote and calls for calm given fears of a repeat of post-poll violence.
Monday, March 30, 2015
ABUJA - Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election pitting President Goodluck Jonathan against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.