The son of the Central African Republic's ousted leader Francois Bozize was arrested on Friday in the capital Bangui, a minister said, as the country struggles to restore security after years of sectarian violence.
The African National Congress (ANC) reeled from bruising local election results Friday as South African voters drift away from the celebrated party that led the anti-apartheid struggle.1 Comment
Gunmen opened fire at former Egyptian mufti Ali Gomaa in a Cairo suburb on Friday, missing the pro-government cleric but wounding a bodyguard, the interior ministry said.
Burundi's government has rejected the deployment of 228 U.N. police to the troubled African nation, saying a French-led U.N. resolution authorizing the force was made without its consent.
A minister in Tunisia's previous government announced on Wednesday that he has been nominated as the country's new prime minister and quickly warned Tunisians to brace themselves for "exceptional sacrifices."
People survey the scene after a five-story building collapsed in Kariobangi South's civil servants area in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Aug. 2. The building, which was marked for demolition, collapsed early Tuesday after the occupants were vacated on Monday night when the building started shaking and cracks developed. There were no reported casualties.
Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said Tuesday they were advancing inside the jihadist stronghold of Sirte, following the first U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State group positions in the city.
Hordes of angry passengers stranded after Typhoon Nida pummeled Hong Kong crowded the airport on Tuesday, desperately seeking flights as the city emerges from lockdown while the storm swept across southern China.
The United States launched multiple airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya on Monday, opening a new, more persistent front against the group at the request of the United Nations-backed government, Libyan and U.S. officials said.
Tens of thousands of people from Ethiopia's ethnic Amhara group took part in an anti-government demonstration in the northern city of Gondar, local media said, the largest such gathering yet in a string of recent protests.