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Nigeria Bomb Blast Kills at Least 20
A bomb blast killed at least 20 people at a bus station in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe, the local chapter of the Red Cross said, in what appeared to be the latest attack by Islamic insurgency Boko Haram.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:08:03 EST

Africa News
Ebola Deaths in West Africa Top 7,500
A total of 7,518 people have died from Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since the current outbreak began, according to new data from the World Health Organization.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:23:25 EST

Africa News
Mugabe Fires More Ministers
Zimbabwe’s festive season is marked by continued political infighting as the president fired two more cabinet ministers.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:48:09 EST

Africa News
Nigerian Insurgents Take a Shot at Governing
In government-held areas of Nigeria, Boko Haram still creates chaos with near-daily bombings, shootings, and kidnappings. But in the areas the Islamist insurgency controls, it is beginning to establish its own order.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:52:57 EST

Africa News
Nigerian Court Sentences 54 Soldiers to Death
A court-martial in Nigeria sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny, assault, cowardice and refusing to fight Islamist extremists.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:41:30 EST

Africa News
Somali President Appoints New Prime Minister
Somalia’s president has appointed a new prime minister after parliament voted out the previous one following a political feud.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:33:11 EST

Africa News
Former Congo Rebels Flee Uganda Camp
More than a thousand ex-Congolese rebel fighters have fled a Ugandan military facility to escape a scheduled repatriation program back to the Congo.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:24:48 EST

Africa News
U.N. Seeks $1.8 Billion in South Sudan Aid
The U.N. is seeking $1.8 billion to provide aid to up to 4.1 million people in South Sudan next year, as a resurgence in fighting threatens to exacerbate the precarious humanitarian situation there.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:38:50 EST

Africa News
Scores Die as Congo Boat Sinks
At least 129 people have died after a boat sank on a lake in a remote corner of Congo, authorities said.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:07:44 EST

Africa News
South Africa Faces Credit Scrutiny
South Africa faces bleak new assessments of its ability to repay its national debt later Friday as the risk of widespread electrical blackouts threaten to hobble an economy already falling behind the rapid growth of many poorer countries on the conti
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:27:26 EST

Africa News
Falling Oil Prices Threaten African Growth
Plunging oil prices are threatening Africa’s economic ascent, depressing currencies and energy revenues for countries that have staked their futures on robust prices for oil and gas.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:14:30 EST

Africa News
Nigerian Opposition Nominates Ex-Military Leader as Presidential Candidate
Nigeria’s opposition has nominated a retired general to face the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in February elections that will feature two perennial rivals.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:09:18 EST

Africa News
Zimbabwe's Mugabe Fires Vice President And Eight Cabinet Ministers
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired the country’s vice president, Joice Mujuru.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:22:22 EST

Africa News
Doctors Try Survivors' Blood to Treat Ebola
Nearly a year after Ebola began spreading in West Africa, researchers are launching clinical trials to see if the blood of survivors can help fight off the disease. But they face a number of challenges in finding donors.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:16:04 EST

Africa News
ICC Drops Charges Against Kenyatta
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has withdrawn charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, ending a case that has triggered a backlash from African governments.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:06:07 EST

Africa News
Blast Hits U.N. Convoy in Mogadishu
A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a U.N. convoy near Mogadishu’s airport, killing three people, Somali police said.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:09:43 EST

Africa News
Egypt Court Sentences 188 to Death
An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death pending the opinion of the country’s top religious authority, the latest mass death sentence handed down by the country’s judicial system despite widespread international criticism.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:09:57 EST

Africa News
Nigeria's Tumbling Currency a Victim of Falling Oil Prices
Nigeria’s currency tumbled to record lows, hammered by falling oil prices that have weighed on Africa’s top economy as it heads toward a costly election.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:59:47 EST

Africa News
Militants Attack Two Towns in Nigeria
Suspected Islamic extremists struck two state capitals in northeast Nigeria on Monday, with twin blasts at a crowded market in Maiduguri and explosions and gunfire hitting Damaturu.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:28:20 EST

Africa News
West Africa Ebola Toll Nears 7,000
Nearly 7,000 people have died from the Ebola virus disease in the three West African countries most affected by the current outbreak, according to new data from the WHO.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 10:28:14 EST

Africa News
Ebola Crisis Stretches Doctors Without Borders' Means
The Geneva-based organization is a vital resource for governments and other NGOs in West Africa, but it can only do so much.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:39:36 EST

Africa News
Court Clears Mubarak of Murder Charges
An Egyptian court dismissed murder charges against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during a 2011 uprising against his autocratic rule.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:07:06 EST

Africa News
Dozens Killed in Sudan Clashes
Dozens of people have been killed in clashes between rival tribes in Sudan’s West Kordofan state, officials said, in the latest security scare to hit the country’s restive oil-producing region.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:23:53 EST

Africa News
U.S. Buys Up Ebola Gear, Leaving Little for Africa
The few global suppliers are ramping up production, but they are still straining to meet demand, especially since anxiety has risen in the U.S.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:23:47 EST

Africa News
Militants Kill 5 in Egypt's Sinai
Islamic militants set up roadblocks and killed five policemen and soldiers in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula, where authorities declared a state of emergency after a major attack that killed 31 troops.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:56:07 EST

Africa News
Nigeria Islamists Storm Towns Despite Truce Claim
Suspected militant Islamists belonging to Boko Haram have raided a series of towns in Nigeria’s northeast in an apparent violation of a cease-fire the government claims it had agreed with the insurgents.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:57:50 EDT

Africa News
Many Liberian Doctors Are Staying Away
As the president of the Ebola-ravaged country urges helpers to come from abroad, her physician son is sending aid from his home in the U.S.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:37:32 EDT

Africa News
WHO Declares Senegal Ebola-Free
The World Health Organization said Friday the West African nation of Senegal was officially free of Ebola, as the agency reported the current outbreak of the deadly disease has surpassed 9,000 cases.
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:07:40 EDT

Africa News
Eastern Congo Suffers Deadly Attack
Suspected Ugandan rebels killed up to 30 people in eastern Congo in the second attack in a week, a sign of how violence continues to simmer despite recent United Nations combat operations to pacify the mineral-rich but restive region.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:51:46 EDT

Africa News
Nigeria: Truce Signed With Boko Haram
A government spokesman said the militant group has promised to return all kidnap victims, including 219 teenage girls abducted from a boarding school in April, but the claim couldn’t be independently confirmed.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:47:37 EDT

Africa News
Burundi, Rwanda Still at Odds Over Lake Bodies
Burundi and Rwanda have accused each other of being responsible for dozens of bodies discovered in a border lake in August, raising tensions between the two restive Central African nations.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:36:15 EDT

Africa News
Ebola Survivors Care for New Victims
MONROVIA, Liberia—Six mornings a week, Salome Karwah gets up and goes to work at the Ebola treatment unit where she watched her parents wither and die just three days apart and where she almost died of Ebola as well.+231-777-989-398
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:39:58 EDT

Africa News
Liberian Ebola Survivors Comfort Other Patients
A clinic in the Liberian capital Monrovia has hired seven Ebola survivors to counsel other patients suffering from the virus.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:25:44 EDT

Africa News
U.S. Earmarks Another $142 Million to Fight Ebola in West Africa
The U.S. government added another $142 million to its effort to fight Ebola in West Africa on Tuesday in a push to speed up the international response that many worry may be too late for the devastated region.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:52:33 EDT

Africa News
Pistorius Paying Victim's Family
Oscar Pistorius began paying Reeva Steenkamp’s family a monthly allowance shortly after he shot her dead on Valentine’s Day 2013, a witness said.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:24:48 EDT

Africa News
Some Ebola-Stricken African Families Pay Bribes for Fake Death Records
Some of the teams sent to retrieve bodies of suspected Ebola victims in Liberia are collecting cash instead, allegedly accepting bribes to issue death certificates to families saying their loved ones died of other causes and leaving the body, locals
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:22:36 EDT

Africa News
Liberian Health-Care Workers Threaten to Strike
Health-care workers said they would strike early Monday, citing the Liberian government’s failure to negotiate on requests for higher hazard pay and safer working conditions as the Ebola outbreak ravages the country.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:30:09 EDT



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