Monday, January 26, 2015
Nigeria's military fought Boko Haram militants in the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry jetted in to discuss fears about election-related violence.
Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu was sworn in Sunday as the country's sixth president after narrowly winning a vote rejected by the opposition.
Libya's Ansar al-Sharia jihadist group on Saturday confirmed the death of its leader Mohamed al-Zehawi, after Islamist websites reported he had been mortally wounded in fighting in October.
Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of hostility toward the Chinese in the capital Kinshasa.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Long-awaited studies of two possible Ebola vaccines are set to begin in West Africa in a couple of weeks, starting in Liberia, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Friday, January 23, 2015
The deadly Ebola epidemic is slowing significantly in the three West African countries at its epicenter, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, adding that those countries were now adequately equipped to stem the tide.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A commander from a fearsome Ugandan rebel group known for abducting and torturing children was taken into custody early Wednesday at the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges including murder and enslavement, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations said.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Children on Monday trickled back to school in Guinea, where the Ebola epidemic broke out in December 2013, as West Africa cautiously began turning the page on the deadly outbreak.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Boko Haram fighters kidnapped at least 60 people in a deadly attack in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police said, in the latest cross-border raid by the Nigeria-based Islamist group.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest Friday in the West African country of Niger, .....................