02/12/2014 4:57amThe Zimbabwean government is appealing for $20 million from international donors to evacuate and relocate 60,000 people living downstream of a dam in Masvingo province amid fears that the dam is likely to collapse.
02/12/2014 5:25amUganda's ruling party chose the country's long-serving president to be its unopposed candidate for elections in 2016, eliminating the potential challenge of internal rivals who could threaten the leader's nearly 30-year grip on power.
02/12/2014 5:53amA Kenyan official says security agents are looking for a Somali national believed to be part of a terror group plotting an attack in Uganda.
02/12/2014 6:06amA Malian intelligence official confirmed that 30 people were killed near the Mali-Niger border after a clash pitting armed villagers against members of an al-Qaida-linked rebel group.
02/12/2014 7:46amCluster bombs. Rebel forces advancing on a major city. Accusations of continuing attacks. The cease-fire in South Sudan appears to not be holding.
02/12/2014 8:18amBricks flew as South Africa's opposition party held a protest march in downtown Johannesburg Wednesday ahead of general elections on May 7.
02/12/2014 8:37amOscar Pistorius reached a settlement with a woman over an alleged assault case from 2009 because his lawyers advised him he could not fight civil and criminal legal battles at the same time, the spokeswoman for the Olympic athlete said on Wednesday.
02/12/2014 1:56pmIn a Feb. 11 story about the crash that day of an Algerian military transport plane, The Associated Press erroneously identified the type of plane involved in a previous crash of an Algerian military plane in France. The plane that crashed in November 2012 was an EADS CASA C-295, not a Lockheed Martin C-130.