Monday, October 5, 2015
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.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
An alleged Islamic radical charged with involvement in the 2012 destruction of historic mausoleums and a mosque in Timbuktu made his first appearance at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday.
Rates of violent crime increased for a third year in a row in South Africa, a worrying sign that violence has become a characteristic of the country, the police minister said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The death toll from airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition that hit a wedding party in Yemen's Taiz province has risen to 131, Yemeni medical officials said Tuesday.
Amid a wave of violence hitting her country, transitional President Catherine Samba-Panza rushed back to Central African Republic from the United Nations General Assembly in New York, calling on her countrymen to show restraint and for foreign peacekeepers to take a greater role.
One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months.