Hundreds were taken to court and given lighter sentences; journalist among the first arrests
Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks, head of US Special Operations Command Africa, says he ‘would not recommend more drones or more advisers’ at this time, but he wouldn’t advise reducing US troop numbers in region, either
Rann residents decide to return after a visit by Nigerian officials who encouraged them to go home, and gave assurances that security would be restored
A Somali Official Says at least 15 people dead
The bishops said human rights abuses continue with impunity, including murder, rape, widespread sexual violence, looting and occupation of civilian land and property in South Sudan
Aisha Ilyes Aden was abducted at a market in northern Puntland's Galkayo town on Sunday. Her body was found the next morning near her home
More than 1,000 anti-government protesters demonstrated in and around Sudan's capital on Thursday, witnesses said
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It was not immediately clear if the top opposition candidates would accept the results announced Thursday afternoon or would pursue a legal challenge
Hard-working gold miners still suffer from shortages of basic commodities
Zimbabwe might have surpassed its 2018 gold production target, but its glitter has not brightened Zimbabwe's moribund economy. Columbus Mavhunga reports for VOA from Harare.
Identity and motive of assailants were unclear as aid workers have faced mistrust in some areas as they work to contain Ebola outbreak