Monday, January 18, 2016
Switzerland's attorney general said Saturday his office was still probing whether the hundreds of millions of dollars of frozen funds belonging to ex-president Hosni Mubarak's family originated from criminal activities.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
At least 23 people from 18 countries were killed in an attack by jihadist gunmen on a top hotel and a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, before security forces ended the siege on Saturday and killed four assailants.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Somalia's al-Qaida-linked Shabab militants stormed an African Union base Friday in the country's southwest, the Somali army said, with witnesses reporting several dead.
Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists have killed nearly 1,200 people in neighboring Cameroon's far north since 2013, the communications minister in Yaounde said Friday.
A corpse has tested positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone, an official said Friday, the day after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak over in West Africa.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 people and triggered a global health alert was declared over, with Liberia the last country to get the all-clear.
Saa Mathias Lenoh, a high school student in the Guinean capital Conakry, says he's "learning to smile little by little," like thousands of other youngsters orphaned by Ebola in West Africa.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers Wednesday at a northern Cameroon mosque, security officials said, hitting an area regularly targeted by Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Burundi journalist Esdras Ndikumana, the AFP and Radio France Internationale correspondent who was forced to flee last year, was awarded the 2015 French diplomatic press prize on Monday for his work covering the troubled country.