Monday, March 10, 2014
It's a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Libya threatened to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker at an oil terminal held by militants in the restive east, saying it was being loaded illegally.
The International Criminal Court on Friday convicted a rebel leader of charges including murder and pillage over a deadly attack on a village in eastern Congo, but acquitted him of rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers.
Friday, March 7, 2014
The United States said Wednesday it had ordered a freeze on US$458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices and hidden in European accounts.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Niger on Thursday extradited to Libya one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since, the government in Tripoli said.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A key witness who testified to hearing screams then gunshots from Oscar Pistorius's home the night his girlfriend was killed, broke down and wept in court Tuesday, saying she still relives the “terrifying screams” she heard.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering his girlfriend as his trial opened with a neighbor testifying she heard “bloodcurdling” screams on the night of the killing.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Twin car bomb blasts at a bustling marketplace killed at least 51 people in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of the country's Islamic extremist terrorist group, a Red Cross official said Sunday.
Egypt's new prime minister said Sunday that security was his top priority, as police and soldiers have faced near daily attacks since the July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
A French engineer was shot dead in the restive city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Sunday, a source at the hospital where he was taken said.