01/15/2014 2:25amThe seafaring association says that pirate attacks at sea have dropped 40 percent since their peak in 2011 thanks to a huge drop in attacks off Somalia.
01/15/2014 5:23amA military spokesman for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says a drone has crashed at the airport in the eastern city of Goma.
01/15/2014 5:45amChina's diplomatic assault on Japan's prime minister moved to another continent Wednesday, as China's top official at the African Union called the Japanese leader a troublemaker just after his three-country visit to Africa.
01/15/2014 6:55amDozens of foreign fighters have defected from the al-Qaida-linked militant group in Somalia due to internal disputes, and many of those men have moved into Kenya, a security official said.
01/15/2014 9:08amFour Rwandans, including a senior military official, are being held in Mozambique in connection with the killing of a former Rwandan spymaster and await extradition to South Africa, Mozambique police said Wednesday.
01/15/2014 9:11amA United Nations drone was damaged on Wednesday after sliding off the runway into the grass while trying to land in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the U.N. special representative for the country said.
01/15/2014 3:18pmNigeria's National Human Rights Council has named a 5-person panel to investigate claims President Goodluck Jonathan is training a hit squad to assassinate opponents in the run-up to 2015 elections.
01/15/2014 5:40pmIbrahim Abakar sleeps with a machete at his side, terrified the darkness will bring death or disappearance as it did for his wife and young sons when armed Christian fighters showed up at their door in the capital of Central African Republic.