Sunday, September 7, 2014
Somalia's government warned Saturday of a wave of retaliatory attacks by the country's al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab rebels after their leader was confirmed to have been killed in a U.S. air strike.
Egypt's deposed president Mohammed Morsi will be tried on charges of giving Qatar documents related to national security, the state prosecutor said on Saturday.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said. Concern about angering China has been cited for a visa refusal in the past.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
A pro-Islamist figure, Omar al-Hassi, on Tuesday presented a cabinet line-up to the outgoing General National Congress, which quickly recognized the list rivaling Libya's internationally recognized government.
Thousands of Nigerians are fleeing a northeastern city amid conflicting reports that it has been seized by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, a federal senator said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Sustained Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's far northeast have forced thousands of people from their homes, swamping towns in the north of neighboring Cameroon, authorities said on Sunday.
Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers.
A mass demonstration in Lesotho planned for Monday has been cancelled after an apparent coup left the country leaderless and prompted regional powers to hold a crisis meeting.
With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the “war” against poaching.