Uganda, however, has not yet mentioned the fate of the alternative plan for a crude oil pipeline through Kenya.
Peoples Mega Party: Nigeria's Opposition Splinters To Form New Political Faction Led By Goodluck Jonathan Ally
The new group, dubbed the Peoples Mega Party, held its first meeting in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Tuesday.
Al-Shabab recaptured the southern port city of Merca earlier this month, making it the largest city under the Islamic militant group’s control.
Somalia’s First Independent Trust Fund Offers Hope To Unemployed Youth, Raises Concerns Of Corruption
As a corrupt government lurks in the background, a new, homegrown initiative is promising jobs, education and other opportunities for impoverished Somalis.
Here are 15 easy ways you can help save Earth’s plants and animals on World Wildlife Day or any day.
Four Kenyan police officers were arrested in a government-owned vehicle while trying to sell 11 pounds of ivory valued at $5,500.
An audit ordered by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari revealed nearly 24,000 employees on the government’s payroll did not exist.
Several schools within Namibia's central Khomas region will offer classes in Mandarin, sponsored by the Chinese government.
Zimbabwe President Mugabe Celebrates Birthday With $800,000 Party Amid Drought, Food Shortages [PHOTOS]
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s birthday party stood in stark contrast to the thousands of people in the country dealing with food shortages.
One Year After Boris Nemtsov's Death, Thousands March To Commemorate Russian Opposition Leader [PHOTOS]
The prominent Russian opposition leader was walking across a bridge near the Kremlin in Moscow when he was shot to death a year ago.
Recent polls indicate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is likely to claim victory in his home-state primary election on Super Tuesday, but Donald Trump is close behind.
War Crimes In Libya? All Sides Guilty Of Killings, Torture, Abuse With ‘Complete Impunity,’ UN Report Says
The damning U.N. report details horrific findings of unlawful killings, torture and other human rights abuses committed by all sides in war-torn Libya.
The bombs, which had been seized from militant group Boko Haram, detonated accidentally and were not planted, police said.
South Africa Student Protests 2016: North-West University Shuttered Indefinitely After Mahikeng Campus Set Ablaze
The violent protests late Wednesday apparently were triggered by the school’s decision to dissolve a council of student representatives.
Who Will Succeed Uganda’s President? Museveni's Controversial Re-Election Could Mean Political, Economic Instability
It’s technically President Museveni’s last term, as Uganda’s constitution bars anyone over 75 from the presidency.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said unauthorized revisions had completely changed the 2016 national budget from the document he proposed.
Uganda’s electoral commission announced that incumbent President Yoweri Museveni won the Feb. 18 presidential election with 60.8 percent of the vote.
Ethiopia Oromia Protests: Hundreds Killed, Thousands Arrested In 'Brutal Crackdown,' Human Rights Watch Says
In a damning report released Monday, activists claim hundreds of people have been killed and thousands arrested since protests began in Ethiopia's Oromia region.
Niger Elections 2016 Live Updates: Results Delayed As Voting’s Extended For Presidential And Parliamentary Posts
With more than 65 percent of the poll results released Thursday, a run-off vote seems possible.
President Jacob Zuma, who will visit Tehran on Sunday and Monday, is planning to build an oil refinery that will use Iranian crude.
In celebration of George Washington's 284th birthday, here is a selection of some of the most inspirational quotes from the first U.S. president.
Tensions are rising amid a failed military coup, a slew of contentious arrests and one presidential challenger running his campaign from behind bars.
Nigerian Troops Rescue 195 Boko Haram Hostages, Ambush Terrorists Near Sambisa Forest: Army Spokesman
Nigerian army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said troops ambushed Boko Haram militants Wednesday night as they emerged from their hideouts in Sambisa forest.
Uganda Elections 2016 Live Updates: Chaos, Frustration Erupts During Presidential And Parliamentary Polls
Uganda's main opposition candidate and presidential challenger Kizza Besigye has been released from police custody hours after his arrest.
The Uganda Communications Commission said it had temporarily blocked social media, including Facebook and Twitter, citing security concerns.
As a controversial election gets underway Thursday, some businesses have relocated their operations or temporarily closed up shop out of fear.
Amid Al-Shabab Attacks, Kenya To Build Prison For 'Violent, Extremist Offenders' To Curb Islamic Radicalism
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced plans for the special correctional facility as a way to stop prisoners from spreading their radical ideologies.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni is expected to win a fifth five-year term Thursday, but support for the opposition has been growing.
There is currently a strong demand for dollars and foreign exchange from importers amid diminishing liquidity as the global price of oil, Nigeria’s top source of revenue, plummet to all-time lows.
Nothing says, “I love you,” like sharing a home-cooked meal and a bottle of wine on Valentine’s Day.