Friday, July 31, 2015
An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood, in a case that has sparked a global outcry.
The pygmies of West Africa evolved their short stature independently, and very differently, from their cousins in East Africa, French researchers said Tuesday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The sacks of grain falling from the sky are the first food aid the people of Dablual have seen in months since fighting cut the South Sudanese village off in April.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power, as he made the first address to the African Union by a U.S. leader.
A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 civil war.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a blunt appraisal of Ethiopia's democracy deficit during a landmark visit Monday, but indicated it would not scuttle their close security and political relationship.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Billing himself as the United States' first Kenyan-American president, Barack Obama called Sunday on citizens of his paternal homeland to cast aside "bad traditions" and forge a more just future.
Somalia's Shabab insurgents assassinated a lawmaker and his guards, the president said late Saturday, hours after U.S. President Barack Obama said the al-Qaida affiliated militants had been "weakened."
Even before the bulldozers arrived life was tough for John Muyiisa, scratching a living from a rented farm on Lake Victoria's Kalangala island.