Kenyan activists say they hope the nation’s top court, which ordered a new presidential election, will enforce women’s right to representation
The use of tear gas comes after two days of countrywide protests that are the biggest challenge to Faure Gnassingbe’s rule since he succeeded his late father 12 years ago
At least 1.4 million people uprooted by Boko Haram's insurgency in northeast are living in 'hotspots,' prey to an outbreak of deadly disease which is sweeping through camps for displaced, according to the United Nations
Thirty-five people, a number of them soldiers, have been arrested for involvement in the 'estabilization project'
Critics see government effort to distract public from deeper problems of graft, unemployment and crumbling social services under President Museveni
Schools were closed due to Boko Haram attacks, and some remain empty despite safety assurances from government
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'First-of-a-kind' study by UN Development Program says Boko Haram, al-Shabab, Islamic State and other such groups being fueled by lives of deprivation and marginalization
South Sudan's government accuses its neighbor of supplying arms to rebels fighting its bloody civil war
Lawmaker Tundu Lissu, who recently faced criminal charges after he called President John Magufuli a dictator, was wounded by an unknown assailant in Dodoma
Lt. Gen. Khoantle Motsomotso was killed Tuesday in resurgence of political instability plaguing Lesotho; he died in gunfight with two rival officers who also were killed
Opposition-led demonstrations aimed at bringing end to five-decade rule of Gnassingbe family, constitutional reform