Spanish caver rescued in Morocco ‘in stable condition’

A Spanish spelunker rescued Saturday after spending several days trapped at the bottom of a 400-meter cliff in central Morocco's High Atlas Mountains is...

10 die in wall collapse in flooded Nairobi

Roads were completely flooded NAIROBI - Ten people were crushed to death on Monday night after a mosque perimeter wall collapsed onto shanties erected close...

Triple suicide bombings kill 30 in Lake Chad

Chadian security sources blame bomb blasts on Boko Haram N'DJAMENA, Chad - At least 30 people have been killed and 80 others injured after a...

Cameroon sends 500 troops to fight Boko Haram

Deployment will join recently established Multinational Joint Task Force FAR NORTH REGION, Cameroon - At least 500 Cameroonian troops have been deployed to Chad to...

Dozens feared dead as explosion rocks Nigeria’s Yola market

Blast comes hours after Nigeria, Chad pledge to renew efforts to crush Boko Haram By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria - As many as 25 people are...

Nigeria: Boko Haram crisis forced ‘1.5M people’ to flee

The number of women left widows because of the conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian army is also staggering, Red Cross notes ABUJA, Nigeria...

UPDATE — Nepal earthquake death toll nears 4,500

– Number of dead rises above 4,500 in Nepal, India and Tibet as emergency services continue rescue operations*updates death tollBy Deepak Adhikari, Michael Vurens...

4 Burundians arrested in Uganda for ‘long beard’

Churchgoers suspected the four because one of them had a long beard Ugandan authorities are holding four Burundian nationals, all Christians, after Ugandan churchgoers reported...

Uganda struggles to boost trade with South Africa

Ugandan exporters must improve product quality, improve conformity to standards to increase exports to neighboring country By Halima Athumani KAMPALA - Ugandan business has had little...

Women in Uganda falling prey to Facebook sex attacks

Growing numbers attacked by men they meet through social media, leading lawyer saysBy Halima AthumaniKAMPALA, Uganda - An increasing number of young women in...

Africa: Child suicide bombers rise 10-fold says UN

New report reveals huge two-year rise in minors carrying out suicide attacks in Lake Chad region By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria – UNICEF said on Tuesday...

Robust global inventories drive world food prices down : FAO

Ample supplies, lower energy prices and a strong dollar were all factors in lower food prices, FAO says ANKARA - Global food prices fell in...

Somalia registers record livestock exports

Somalia has exported five million livestock to the Gulf countries in 2014, the highest number of live animals exported by the Horn of Africa...

AU Commission, Islamic charity to promote cooperation

The African Union Commission (AUC) and Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), an NGO, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday calling for broad-based development cooperation. AUC...

UN: Number of female suicide bombers in Nigeria on rise

- More women and children have been used as suicide bombers in northeastern Nigeria in first five months of this year than during the...