Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The turnout in Guinea-Bissau's presidential and parliamentary polls could exceed 70 percent, the election commission said on Monday.
A bombing at a bus station packed with morning commuters on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital killed 71 people and wounded 124 on Monday, with the president blaming the attack on Boko Haram Islamists.
Monday, April 14, 2014
At only 33, Jason Njoku is already considered one of Africa's most promising entrepreneurs thanks to an online film distribution service that has tapped high demand for Nigerian movies.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Most of the kids in a school set amid the lush green, rolling hills of eastern Rwanda don't identify themselves as Hutu or Tutsi.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Oscar Pistorius was accused by a prosecutor Friday of shooting his girlfriend through a bathroom door as the couple talked and argued in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year. The dramatic courtroom exchange ended the world-famous athlete's first week testifying at his murder trial.
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, where mounting violence between Christians and Muslims has brought killings, torture and sexual violence.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Under pummeling cross-examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday that he had “no reason” to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp, as prosecutors began to zero in on apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his account.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
A thin mist hangs in the air as a handful of troubled souls wander aimlessly around the Bouya Omar mausoleum in central Morocco, the occasional chilling cry rising from behind its walls.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Rwanda holds solemn commemorations Monday for the 20th anniversary of the genocide in which 800,000 died, a time of intense national grief, but overshadowed by renewed claims France was complicit in the killings.