Kenya May Elect A Man Indicted For Fomenting Violence
March 05 2013 11:54 PM
Provisional Kenyan presidential election results show front-runner Uhuru Kenyatta may win despite being indicted for crimes against humanity.
Top Al Qaeda Leaders In Africa Could Be Dead, But Does It Matter?
March 05 2013 5:58 AM
Chadian officials say Mokhtar Belmokhtar and Abdelhamid Abou Zeid are dead. But even if it's true, regional turmoil is far from over.
Kenyatta Leads In Early Kenya Election Returns
March 04 2013 7:49 PM
Final results of the presidential election in Kenya are yet to be released, but a provisional tally shows Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.
Watch The French Army Fight Islamists In Mali [VIDEO]
March 04 2013 5:56 PM
As their third soldier has been reported dead in Mali, the French have published a video showing a firefight with Islamists.
A New Business For Organized Crime: Great Apes
March 04 2013 3:38 PM
Africa and Southeast Asia are rapidly losing their populations of great apes to trafficking, and international mafias are responsible, says the U.N..
As Kenya Votes, Lines Are Long But Violence Is Low
March 04 2013 2:23 PM
Kenyan voters now await the election results of a close contest between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta, with violence under control.
Robert Mugabe At 89: A Lonely Old Dictator
March 04 2013 1:34 PM
Among active world leaders, only Israel's Shimon Peres is older than Robert Mugabe.
Al Qaeda Kingpin Killed In Mali, Claims Chad
March 03 2013 6:12 AM
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, presumed masterminded of the attack on an Algerian gas complex, has been killed in Mali, Chad’s armed forces say.
Parsing The Africa-UK Dried-Caterpillar Smuggling Trade
March 01 2013 2:13 PM
The unidentified man claimed that they were to be used for “food” and “personal consumption.”
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Chooses New Patriarch
March 01 2013 10:29 AM
Ethiopia is home to one of the oldest Christian churches in the world.
Brave New World For African Soccer Players: Bangladesh
February 28 2013 3:15 PM
The majority of African players in Bangladesh originate from just four nations: Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco and Cameroon.
What America’s $60 Million Could Buy For Syrian Rebels
February 28 2013 12:53 PM
The U.S. has pledged $60 million in "non-lethal aid" to Syria. What, exactly, does that mean?