Donald Yamamoto, newly appointed US ambassador to Mogadishu, brings 20 years of experience, both in Somalia and the broader East Africa region, to his new post
Former president, 94, is being treated in Singapore for undisclosed ailments
The e-mailed security alert sent to US citizens also said the Kinshasa embassy would be closed to the public on Monday, Nov. 26
Warning follows the killing of a Kenyan missionary in the town of Eyumojock in the restive southwest region of the central African state
A new report on diabetes is warning of a future worldwide shortage of insulin because of the increasing number of people who are developing the disease's type 2 and require the hormone to stay healthy and alive. Faith Lapidus reports.
Eleven other people including civilians and a security chief were also 'kidnapped' by members of the extremist group, which attacked a police station in the oasis town, added the official
French minister says 30 militants were killed in an overnight operation in the Mopti region; it included airstrikes, helicopter assaults, French soldiers on ground
South Sudan has Africa's third-largest oil reserves and hopes increasing production will help the country recover in the wake of the signing of a peace deal two months ago
Report to Emmanuel Macron marks potential milestone in fight by African countries to recover works pillaged by Western explorers, colonizers
Alfred Yekatom, accused of murder, torture and using child soldiers, says he was beaten and tortured after his arrest
A statement says the continental body will create a sexual harassment policy in response
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