Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria on Friday rejected the findings of a UN report on violence in the country accusing it of simply blaming the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
CAIRO (AP) — Rare anti-government protests broke out in Egypt Friday calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A humanitarian group working to free people taken hostage by Somali pirates in recent years says an Iranian man held for four-and-a-half years has been released and is on his way home.
CAIRO (AP) — The U.S.-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 pro-democracy uprising said authorities have arrested his brother in Cairo.
CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against the Islamic State group in Libya. It's the first U.S. airstrike in the North African country in over a year.
ABUJA- Nigeria lost $1.35 billion to oil theft in the first six months of this year and needs a legal task force with special courts to tackle it, a government committee said on Thursday.
KINSHASA - At least 28 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days, the UN stabilizing mission in the country (MONUSCO) said on Thursday.
THIES, Senegal - Teaching inmates how to handle swords may seem an unlikely approach to prison rehabilitation, but advocates believe the discipline it brings can help improve Senegal’s overloaded youth penal system.
Tripoli - Libya’s Coast Guard said late on Thursday it had picked up 493 migrants on six inflatable boats in six operations in a week in areas northeast and northwest of Tripoli, the capital.