10/02/2013 10:02amAbiodun Francis Ayetimiyi was meant to follow his father and pursue medicine in Nigeria. He found a different path one morning seven years ago when he was playing soccer and came upon another ball, a big orange one.
10/02/2013 10:50amThe Sept. 21 terrorist attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall produced a raft of questions that haven't always had clear, complete answers. The answers to some questions about the attack have changed over time. Other questions haven't yet been fully answered.
10/02/2013 2:54pmMali's justice minister says the government has released 23 prisoners of war affiliated with a movement of separatist Tuareg rebels who announced last week they were pulling out of a peace accord.
10/02/2013 5:09pmThe West African nation of Gambia has announced it is withdrawing from the Commonwealth, a collection of 54 nations made up largely of former British colonies, saying it will "never be a member of any neo-colonial institution."
10/02/2013 6:26pmMali's president on Wednesday decried a recent flare-up of violence in the West African nation, accusing separatist rebels in the north of "blackmail" and vowing to dissolve a military reform committee after soldiers took up arms to demand promotions.