Nearly 100 Dead After Boko Haram Uses Human Shields In Cameroon Attack
February 05 2015 8:21 AM EST
This isn't the first time the militant group has employed the tactic.
Boko Haram's Suicide Bombers Are Increasingly Women
February 05 2015 7:49 AM EST
Ahead of Nigeria's elections, Boko Haram is stepping up its campaign of violence — and using women to carry it out.
Researchers Develop $34 Smartphone Device To Detect HIV
February 05 2015 6:21 AM EST
The low cost of the device could make it affordable for people in Sub-Saharan Africa, which accounts for nearly 70 percent of HIV infections.
Stigma A Final Hurdle In Fight To End HIV
February 04 2015 5:00 PM EST
In some areas of sub-Saharan Africa, shame has kept many at-risk people from seeking treatment or taking measures to prevent infection.
Mugabe Heading African Union Gives EU Headache
February 04 2015 2:43 PM EST
The bloc will need to balance its stance against the leader with considerations for his role at the head of an increasingly important regional organization.
How Ebola Got Overhyped
February 04 2015 1:56 PM EST
In September, the CDC published a "worst-case" estimate that the world could face 1.4 million Ebola cases by January. That didn't pan out.
EU Says It Has Not Relaxed Travel Ban On Zimbabwe's Mugabe
February 04 2015 11:24 AM EST
A spokeswoman clarified that the visa ban remained in place, but exemptions could be granted in special circumstances.
Jordan Will Not Rule Out Sending Troops To Syria
February 04 2015 10:25 AM EST
After ISIS' brutal killing of pilot Moaz al-Kaseasbeh, Jordan has vowed an "earth-shaking" response.
Boko Haram Massacres Civilians, Burns Down Mosque In Cameroon
February 04 2015 9:04 AM EST
Violence has escalated in Nigeria in the weeks ahead of the country's presidential election Feb. 14.
Boko Haram Militants, Chadian Soldiers Killed In Clashes
February 04 2015 7:48 AM EST
Security sources said Boko Haram burnt a mosque and killed several civilians in towns bordering with Cameroon, AFP reported.
Apple Owns A Mysterious Camera-Strapped Minivan
February 04 2015 6:00 AM EST
The iPhone maker is testing something top secret on the streets of San Francisco.
Take-Two Has Sold 45M Copies Of ‘GTA 5’ So Far
February 04 2015 4:20 AM EST
Sales of the hyper-violent video game were boosted by launches on PS4 and Xbox One.
Netflix Went Down Everywhere For Nearly An Hour
February 03 2015 8:02 PM EST
The streaming service says the issue is only affecting some of its users.
Ebola Aid Arrived Too Late
February 03 2015 6:32 PM EST
The bulk of the crisis was over by the time aid hit the areas most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
US Strikes Against Senior Al-Shabab Leader In Somalia
February 03 2015 5:32 PM EST
The Jan. 31 Hellfire missile strike south of the capital Mogadishu targeted Yusef Dheeq, the group's chief of external operations and planning for intelligence and security.
Africa, The Final Mobile Frontier
February 03 2015 12:54 PM EST
As one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets, Africa is seeing a rise in demand for gray-market smartphones.
Nigerians Protest Over Voter ID Cards
February 03 2015 11:59 AM EST
Demonstrators have demanded that the country's upcoming election be postponed to avoid disenfranchising millions of Nigerians.
Al Jazeera Journalist Set To Be Deported From Egypt To Canada
February 03 2015 8:19 AM EST
Fahmy renounced his Egyptian citizenship as a condition of his release, in a move that was described as a difficult one for the "proud Egyptian."
Two Russian Contractors With The UN Held In Sudan
February 03 2015 6:39 AM EST
The contractors were working for UTair, an airline company contracted by the UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur.
Apple Will Turn Failed Sapphire Screen Factory Into Data Center
February 03 2015 12:10 AM EST
The facility will be powered entirely by renewable energy, the manufacturer says.