Saturday, May 2, 2015
A terminally ill South African man died of natural causes Thursday on the same day that a court granted him the right to end his life, a ruling that could pave the way for assisted suicide legislation.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Police in Burundi battled protestors Monday in a second day of demonstrations over a bid by the central African nation's president for a third term in office.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was elected to another five years in office, results showed Monday, despite international war crimes charges and a vote marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Burundi's president was Saturday declared as candidate for a controversial third term in office, his ruling party announced, despite mounting protests over a move that the opposition says is unconstitutional.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
South African soldiers will be deployed to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest, Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said Tuesday.
An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A bomb exploded Monday on a van carrying U.N. employees in northern Somalia, killing at least seven people and wounding several others, police and U.N. officials said. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.
South Africa's president has postponed a key ceremony after the deaths of seven people in recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa, his office said Monday.
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday denied whipping up xenophobic hatred in South Africa after he was accused of triggering violence that has left at least seven people dead and forced thousands from their homes.
Monday, April 20, 2015
A video released by the Islamic State (IS) group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates.