Botswana's appeal court on Wednesday ruled that the government was wrong to refuse to register an organization that represents homosexuals and sexual minority groups, in a case testing the country's anti-homosexuality laws.
Two female suicide bombers killed at least 24 worshippers and wounded 23 in an attack during dawn prayers Wednesday on a mosque on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials said from the birthplace of Boko Haram.
Survivors of the first attack by Islamic extremists in Ivory Coast described scenes of confusion and fear as the jihadists gunned down defenseless civilians at a beachfront resort town. The attack left 18 dead.
Up to 1 million Moroccans marched through their capital Sunday to protest the U.N. secretary-general's remarks about the contested Western Sahara territory.
Egypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail sacked Sunday the justice minister after he said on television that he would arrest even "a prophet," in remarks that sparked outrage in the country.
Two Chadian peacekeepers were shot dead and a third lightly wounded by a colleague in northern Mali, the U.N. mission said on Sunday, less than three weeks after a similar shooting.
The joy of Mrs. Ariyo, knew no bounds when she delivered her baby a few years ago.
They have lived through dictatorship, the Cuban Revolution, the Missile Crisis, the Cold War, the near-starvation of the "special period" and rapprochement with the United States.
Is Africa ready to take on the war against malaria, HIV, Ebola and the like? Not yet, said some of the continent's brightest scientific minds at a landmark gathering this week in Senegal.
Burundi's attorney general acknowledged Thursday that the government buried dozens of suspected rebels who died after attacks on four military bases without notifying their families, but fell short of admitting the existence of mass graves.