Saturday, October 10, 2015
The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed the members of a unity government Friday aimed at ending years of conflict, but the plan was dismissed by lawmakers in the country's two rival parliaments.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
At least 14 people were killed in three separate suicide bomb attacks in Damaturu, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday, the country's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.
The general behind Burkina Faso's failed coup was charged, together with a former top aide to ousted president Blaise Compaore, with "murder" and "attacking state security" on Tuesday, judicial sources said.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The bodies of 85 migrants have been found washed up on the coast of Libya, a major departure point for the sea crossing to Europe, the Red Crescent said Monday.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Buses to Burundi from neighboring Rwanda used to be full, but nowadays they struggle for passengers: a reflection of tensions amid accusations Kigali is backing a rebellion against Bujumbura.
The bottles boasting Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache could be from any Parisian supermarket but a closer look reveals this is wine with a difference -- nurtured in the unforgiving soil of Africa's Sahel.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Two explosions that ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja have left at least 18 people dead and 41 wounded, the National Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The king of Nelson Mandela's Thembu ethnic group was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in jail for torching homes, beating people and kidnapping a family in an supposed attempt to discipline them.
At least 1,600 people have been killed in the Boko Haram conflict since the start of June, taking the civilian death toll to some 3,500 this year, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
Those behind the wave of violence in Central African Republic's capital were trying to stage a coup, the country's interim president charged after rushing back from the U.N. General Assembly.