Saturday, April 19, 2014
At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a U.N. official said.
Friday, April 18, 2014
A Nigerian school principal on Thursday denied military reports that most of the girls kidnapped from her school by Islamist gunmen were now safe, as the parents of those taken voiced anger over the conflicting claims.
Environmentalists around the world condemned on Wednesday the shooting of a Belgian conservationist who has struggled to protect Africa's mountain gorillas in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The turnout in Guinea-Bissau's presidential and parliamentary polls could exceed 70 percent, the election commission said on Monday.
A bombing at a bus station packed with morning commuters on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital killed 71 people and wounded 124 on Monday, with the president blaming the attack on Boko Haram Islamists.
Monday, April 14, 2014
At only 33, Jason Njoku is already considered one of Africa's most promising entrepreneurs thanks to an online film distribution service that has tapped high demand for Nigerian movies.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Most of the kids in a school set amid the lush green, rolling hills of eastern Rwanda don't identify themselves as Hutu or Tutsi.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Oscar Pistorius was accused by a prosecutor Friday of shooting his girlfriend through a bathroom door as the couple talked and argued in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year. The dramatic courtroom exchange ended the world-famous athlete's first week testifying at his murder trial.
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, where mounting violence between Christians and Muslims has brought killings, torture and sexual violence.