Islamist Rebels Retreat After Fierce Gao Attack
March 24 2013 6:13 AM
Islamist rebels who attacked the northern Malian town of Gao were repelled after fierce fighting Saturday.
Rebels Enter Central African Republic Capital
March 23 2013 3:43 PM
Rebels in the Central African Republic have entered the capital Bangui, witnesses say.
Swaziland Ignores Its Own Hungry, Sells Donated Food
March 21 2013 6:11 AM
Swaziland has failed to produce enough food to feed itself for the past four decades.
Zimbabwe Gears Up For Heated Elections
March 20 2013 1:51 PM
Zimbabwe is set to hold elections later this year after adopting a new constitution.
Al-Qaeda Kills French Hostage In Mali: Report
March 20 2013 3:00 AM
A French businessman captured in Mali in 2011 was executed in retaliation for France’s Mali offensive, ANI reported Tuesday.
Cardinal Says Pedophilia Not A Crime: Durban Archbishop Wilfrid Fox Napier Apologizes For Saying Pedophiles Should Not Be Punished For 'Disorder'
March 18 2013 9:26 AM
South African Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier apologized for saying that child abusers should not be treated like criminals.
- Ten Killed In Mogadishu Car Bomb Blast
March 18 2013 9:25 AM
At least ten people were killed and several others were injured in a massive car bomb blast in Mogadishu.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe: Dictator Or Fashion Mogul?
March 15 2013 6:15 AM
The party of Zimbabwe's autocratic President Robert Mugabe is trying to patent designs used by an apparel label, House of Gushungo.
A Thief Is Pardoned By Corrupt Nigerian Government
March 13 2013 2:23 PM
Former Nigerian State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha stole millions of dollars from the public but was pardoned by President Goodluck Jonathan.
Graft Bleeding Africa Of Many Billions: Report
March 13 2013 1:03 AM
Corruption cost Africa hundreds of billions in the last decade, a study shows, depriving the poorest continent of capital sorely needed for development.
Global Conference Addresses Illegal Wildlife Trade
March 11 2013 12:55 PM
Government officials met in Bangkok to discuss wildlife protection efforts and strategies for stopping illegal trade of endangered species.
One Suspect Goes Free, But ICC Trial Still On For Kenyan President-Elect
March 11 2013 12:05 PM
The ICC has dropped its charges against Kenya’s former Cabinet Secretary Francis Muthaura, but that means nothing for Uhuru Kenyatta.