Militant group threatens UN, East Africa states

A shadowy militant group on Monday threatened attacks on the United Nations interests in East Africa. "To the United Nations you have seen what the...

Zimbabwe: 2016 budget fixed at $4 billion

Strategy in place to clear arrears with IMF and other international lenders By John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa presented the country's $4 billion 2016...

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...

Burundi remains tense as army confirms 87 death toll

Burundian army spokesman says Friday clashes have killed at least 79 anti-government protesters and eight soldiers BUJUMBURA, Burundi – The situation in Burundi remained tense...

South Africa to arrest ex-Israeli chiefs in flotilla case

South Africa has agreed to enforce a Turkish court’s warrants for four ex-Israeli military commanders involved in the 2010 deadly Mavi Marmara attack, police...

Somalia’s Shabaab likely to grow weaker: Analysts

Time may be running out for Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab movement, even as the group continues to carry out deadly attacks – both inside Somalia...

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...

Group highlights endangered species in Cambodia

World Wildlife Fund seeks to highlight endangerment of 10 species in a protected forest area, ahead of International Endangered Species Day. PHNOM PENH - The Cambodian...

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...

Dozens feared dead as explosion rocks Nigeria’s Yola market

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) As many as 25 people are believed to have died as a suicide bomber blew himself up Thursday night...

US imposes sanctions on Burundi officials

Move follows political fallout after president successfully ran for third term WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday authorized the sanctioning of Burundi officials implicated...

‘Hell on Earth,’ Terrors of a Syrian War

Advancements in moving picture technologies — not simply electronic capturing with data, however ever-compartmentalized lens as well as sensor— has initiated ground-breaking novel proportions...

South Sudan peace talks in Ethiopia

Rebel chief Riek Machar and former Secretary General of South South Sudan's government Pagan Amum Okiech, attend peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on...

Kenya says asked UN to relocate 600,000 Somali refugees

Kenya said on Saturday that it gave the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) three months to move Somali refugees from the northeastern...

Nigeria: Army kills ‘dozen plus Boko Haram’ in Borno

Nigeria is battling a six-year old insurgency that has claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced over a million people By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria...