Mysterious Killings In Congo Prompt Anger At UN And Army
November 09 2014 4:04 AM
120 people have been slaughtered in a wave of massacres, shattering confidence in Congolese and U.N. forces ability to stabilize the region.
Libyan Protesters Seize Eastern Oil Port As Benghazi Toll Hits 300
November 08 2014 5:38 PM
The protesters at Hariga were part of a state security oil force that has gone on strike over pay.
Two-Thirds Of Liberia's Ebola Beds Empty: Doctors Without Borders
November 08 2014 2:27 AM
However, the medical charity warned the disease could flare up again, as it has done in other areas after periods of relative declines.
Teacher Quits School Over Forced Leave After Africa Trip
November 06 2014 4:32 PM
The Roman Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky, acknowledged forcing a leave of absence was "not the right judgment."
Boko Haram Attacks Help Thousands Escape Nigeria’s Jails
November 06 2014 5:42 AM
Soldiers who are tasked with defending towns and villages are also fleeing their posts while officials struggle to curb the group's offensive.
Chinese Officials Smuggled Illegal Ivory In Diplomatic Bags: Report
November 06 2014 5:12 AM
China is the world's largest market for illegal ivory, and demand has seen half of Tanzania's elephants slaughtered in the last five years.
Australia To Send Medical Staff For Ebola Hospital In Sierra Leone
November 05 2014 4:30 AM
Prime Minister Abbott reportedly said that the government will not force health care workers to go to Africa for treating Ebola patients.
New Ebola Outbreak Emerges In Sierra Leone
November 04 2014 6:18 PM
An area of Sierra Leone that had avoided the ongoing Ebola outbreak has reportedly been hit by the deadly virus.
Clashes Begin In Zambian Capital Of Lusaka
November 04 2014 7:10 AM
Clashes began Monday in several parts of Lusaka, including at a government building designated for Sata’s mourners to gather.
Protester Killed In Burkina Faso Clashes Over Military Rule
November 03 2014 11:51 AM
“The army does not want power. But the anarchy needs to stop,” a Burkina Faso military spokesman said.
40 Years After Its Discovery, Still No Cure For Ebola
November 03 2014 11:09 AM
Why are there no treatments for Ebola? The economics of medical research are partly to blame.
Burkina Faso's Military Promises Transitional Government
November 03 2014 12:53 AM
The United Nations has threatened to impose sanctions against the country if its army refused to transfer control.
Libyan Army Urges Residents Of Benghazi Port Area To Evacuate
November 02 2014 6:11 PM
At least 230 people have been killed since the army began waging an offensive against Islamist groups in the eastern city.
Burkina Faso Military Muscles Into State TV HQ
November 02 2014 12:57 PM
The increasingly chaotic situation in Burkina Faso has shifted to a conflict between demonstrators and the military.
UN Health Worker With Ebola Flown To France For Treatment
November 02 2014 5:38 AM
The United Nations Health Worker was flown from Sierra Leone to France to receive treatment for the Ebola virus, according to French authorities.
Burkina Faso Opposition Parties, African Union Reject Army Takeover
November 01 2014 8:32 PM
A power struggle within the armed forces was resolved by sidelining the chief of staff.
New York's Lone Ebola Patient Now In Stable Condition
November 01 2014 2:15 PM
The condition of the only confirmed Ebola patient in New York has been upgraded to stable, officials said Saturday.
Burkina Faso Army Chooses Transitional Leader
November 01 2014 1:05 PM
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore was ousted Friday after 27 years in power.
Egypt Imprisons 8 Men In Gay Wedding Video Case
November 01 2014 9:27 AM
Allegedly depicting a same-sex wedding celebration on the Nile River, the online video went viral on social-media sites in August.
Will Burkina Faso's Uprising Launch A 'West African Spring'?
November 01 2014 6:50 AM
Burkina Faso's opposition is calling its uprising the "Black Spring," raising questions about possible upheaval in the rest of West Africa.