11/09/2013 3:00amIn this bustling Mozambican town, soldiers search buses, military police patrol streets and civilians are jittery after a surge in attacks by rebels that echoes the civil war that ended two decades ago.
11/09/2013 7:09amThe new United States ambassador to South Africa says he was a "young kid" when he first met Nelson Mandela, who traveled to the U.S. a few months after he was released from jail in 1990. Patrick Gaspard, now 46 years old, was so enthralled that he ignored the anti-apartheid leader's simple request in a municipal chamber in New York City.
11/09/2013 9:10amA government official says that about 20 armed Islamic extremists attacked a prison in northern Somalia in an attempt to free prisoners.
11/09/2013 9:54amGhana's president has fired his deputy communications minister after a leaked recording in which she said she wanted to make 1 million dollars.
11/09/2013 11:19amAfter months of relative calm in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, shootouts early Saturday morning killed two soldiers and five suspected Islamic extremist insurgents, said military officials.