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.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
President Jacob Zuma on Saturday pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home.1 Comment
Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night's attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded.
The World Bank announced Friday that it will give three West African countries at least US$650 million over the next 12 to 18 months to help them recover from the devastating effects of Ebola.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate cease-fire in Yemen and begun the hunt for a new peace envoy to the war-torn country, where al-Qaida is expanding its territory.
The United Nations on Friday expressed concern at the latest round of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, saying the violence had displaced 5,000 people.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday cautioned he could not make promises on the return of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, as the country marked the first anniversary of their abduction.