Libyan Parliament Rejects New Cabinet Proposed By Prime Minister
September 18 2014 8:16 AM
Thinni, Libya’s acting prime minister since March, had sought to reassert control over the strife-torn country by naming a new cabinet.
South Sudan Orders Companies To Hire Locals, Fire Foreign Staff
September 17 2014 7:54 AM
Companies and agencies operating out of South Sudan will now have to justify to the labor ministry their decisions to hire foreign staff.
Australia Announces $6.35M More To Fight Ebola
September 17 2014 2:04 AM
With the latest pledge, Australia's total contribution to fight off the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history stands at more than $7 million.
Ebola 'Potential Threat To Global Security'
September 16 2014 5:03 PM
President Obama will send U.S. troops as part of the international response to combat Ebola in West Africa, he said in a televised statement.
'We Wouldn't Even Be Talking About An Epidemic Today'
September 16 2014 3:08 PM
Experts say President Barack Obama's plan to contain Ebola is months late.
Is Obama's Ebola Plan Coming Too Late?
September 16 2014 8:59 AM
Obama is expected to give specifics about his plan to militarily combat Ebola in Africa on Tuesday. Experts say he should have acted sooner.
Qatar Denies Arming Libyan Rebels
September 16 2014 8:22 AM
Qatar denied a claim by Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni that the country supplied rebel forces with planes and weapons.
12 Nigerian Soldiers Face Death Penalty For Mutiny
September 16 2014 1:36 AM
The soldiers were convicted for revolting against their commanding officer by throwing stones and shooting at him in a May incident.
500 Feared Dead In Migrant Shipwreck Off Malta
September 15 2014 9:02 AM
Around 500 migrants were said to be on the boat that traffickers rammed and sank.
Libyan Prime Minister Accuses Qatar, Sudan Of Arming Rebels
September 15 2014 8:09 AM
Libya's prime minister said that three military planes loaded with weapons landed at a rebel-held airport, about five miles east of Tripoli.
ISIS Finds New Loyalists In Algerian Al Qaeda Splinter Group
September 15 2014 1:23 AM
The new group, reportedly named "soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria," accused al Qaeda of “deviating from the true path.”
Obama Plans To Enhance US Efforts To Fight Ebola
September 15 2014 1:11 AM
The Wall Street Journal reported that President Barack Obama is expected to make the announcement on Tuesday.
Libyan PM Accuses Qatar Of Sending Planes With Weapons To Tripoli
September 14 2014 7:27 PM
Analysts say Libya is turning into a conflict zone for competing regional powers.
Ebola Fight Hit By Western Apathy, Lack Of Aid
September 14 2014 5:05 AM
"We know what needs to be done but we don't know why it's not being done. It's incomprehensible to us," an MSF doctor in the region said.
Will The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Ever Be Found?
September 14 2014 12:55 AM
Months after the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, the kidnapped children remain in the hands of Boko Haram while the world has moved on.
Ebola Doctor Denied Evacuation From Sierra Leone
September 13 2014 6:10 PM
The Ebola virus is exacerbating the skilled health care worker shortage in West Africa as another doctor is diagnosed with the virus.
US Embassy In Uganda Warns Of Terror Threat
September 13 2014 5:41 PM
“We urge that you exercise all possible caution, remaining at home or in a safe location until the all clear is issued," embassy officials said.
100 Boko Haram Militants Killed In Nigeria's Borno State
September 13 2014 1:34 PM
More than 300 Boko Haram members have been killed in the last two days by the Nigerian military.
Boko Haram Suffers Heavy Losses In Clashes In Northern Nigeria
September 13 2014 4:30 AM
A senior Boko Haram commander was reportedly killed in a the fighting in Konduga town, about 22 miles southeast of Maiduguri.
Cuba To Help Sierra Leone Fight Ebola
September 12 2014 6:14 AM
The Ebola virus, which has a death rate of about 50 percent, has already killed more than 2,200 people in West Africa.