Nigeria Postpones Its Presidential Election
February 07 2015 8:22 AM EST
The president and legislative elections will be pushed back six weeks to give a multinational force time to fight Boko Haram militants.
Kenyan MP Killed In Possible 'Execution'
February 07 2015 2:46 AM EST
The official and his family were returning home after attending a family event when the shooting occurred.
Boko Haram Attacks Border Town In Niger; Repelled By Security Forces
February 06 2015 9:02 AM EST
Boko Haram's reign of terror in Nigeria has now expanded to the neighboring nations of Cameroon and Niger.
Nigeria Considers Postponing Election
February 05 2015 11:33 AM EST
The country’s military is the primary backer of a postponement, arguing that it would allow them more time to fight Boko Haram.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nigerian President Avoids Car Bomb That Killed 1
February 02 2015 11:45 AM EST
No one has yet taken responsibility for the lethal bomb in the Nigerian city of Gombe, though Boko Haram has already struck there before.
Egypt Hands Down Death Sentence To 183 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters
February 02 2015 8:25 AM EST
The court had earlier given a December preliminary verdict sentencing nearly 200 to death after the 2013 clashes in Kardasa.
Egyptian Police Officer Allegedly Killed Hospitalized Islamist
February 02 2015 8:15 AM EST
Egypt's Interior Ministry said the suspect had provoked the police officer by insulting him.