11/13/2013 4:58amNigerian lawmakers say their country's oil business must be investigated after an international watchdog group alleged that Nigerian and Swiss traders may be complicit in defrauding the Nigerian public of billions of dollars.
11/13/2013 7:45amSecurity services in Mogadishu have seen a new wave of defections from the Islamic extremists of al-Shabab, men who can provide valuable information or scouting services for the police, military and intelligence service.
11/13/2013 8:20amThe United Nations says more than 100 people are feared dead after a rare tropical cyclone hit northern Somalia.
11/13/2013 9:31amAbdi Ali is awakened by a text message alert asking for urgent help: Five militants on a civilian bus are on the way to Mogadishu.
11/13/2013 9:43amAbout 40 residents of the troubled northern Mali town of Kidal on Wednesday protested the plan for Tuareg rebels to hand back to the government control of an administrative building and a radio station.
11/13/2013 10:52amNearly one-third of Africans surveyed say they have been forced to pay bribes including for medical treatment, according to a 34-nation poll released Wednesday.