01/27/2014 1:40amRebels are claiming responsibility for an attack on a security patrol boat on a waterway in Nigeria's southern Bayelsa state.
01/27/2014 1:55amAfter decades of dictatorship and two years of arguments and compromises, Tunisians finally have a new constitution laying the foundations for a new democracy.
01/27/2014 4:35amThe head of Ivory Coast's most prominent gay rights organization says its headquarters were "ransacked" by an anti-homosexual mob that destroyed property, stole equipment and injured a security guard.
01/27/2014 5:38amAn angry mob "ransacked" the headquarters of Ivory Coast's most prominent gay rights organization, an official said Monday, following days of anti-gay protests in a country generally seen as moderate on the issue.
01/27/2014 8:07amThe archbishop of Canterbury, head of the worldwide Anglican church, says he will visit Africa's violence-prone Great Lakes region later this week.
01/27/2014 9:56amThe U.N. special rapporteur says Rwanda's government needs to open up political space and allow freedom of assembly.
01/27/2014 10:36amAn angry mob "ransacked" the headquarters of Ivory Coast's most prominent gay rights organization, an official said Monday, underscoring the dangers facing such groups in Africa even in the few countries where homosexual acts are not crimes.
01/27/2014 1:32pmA U.S. missile strike that killed a high-ranking intelligence officer for al-Shabab has illustrated the stepped-up pressure on the al-Qaida-linked militants, both from American attacks and from African Union ground troops.
01/27/2014 1:43pmKenyan wildlife authorities are fitting livestock-raiding lions with a collar that alerts rangers when the predators venture out of Nairobi National Park.
01/27/2014 1:45pmThe European Union has resumed full cooperation with the West African nation of Guinea five years after a military coup triggered a suspension.
01/27/2014 2:20pmA mob has ransacked the headquarters of Ivory Coast's most prominent gay rights organization, underscoring the dangers confronting such groups even in the few African countries where homosexual acts are not crimes.