DAKAR, Senegal — France has called five African presidents to a meeting on Monday to disavow rising anti-French hostility in their countries, work out how to stop the rapid advance of armed Islamist extremists in their region and determine...
NIAMEY, Niger — Suspected Islamic militants killed at least 25 soldiers on Thursday in an attack that came just a month after the worst jihadist assault on the military in years, officials said.The attack, which also left dozens of...
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Amran Kasim Ahmed and Abshir Mohamed Abukar were the kind of bright, young people around whom Somalia hoped to build its future: hard-working university students in health sciences, in a battered country with a critical shortage...
An official in Kenya said the strike, which the terrorist group characterized as a dawn raid, had been repulsed.
DAKAR, Senegal — Fourteen people were killed and 19 wounded when a bus carrying students ran over a roadside bomb on Saturday in northern Burkina Faso, the government said.It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the blast,...
CAIRO — A Sudanese military plane crashed in the West Darfur region on Thursday evening, killing all 16 people onboard, including two children, the military said. A Sudanese employee of the World Food Program and his family were among...
In the constant search for a vaccine against tuberculosis — which now kills more people around the world than any other infectious disease — researchers have made an unusual discovery.In tests on monkeys, they found that an almost century-old...
Angola has frozen the assets of Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country’s previous leader, in a sign that the country’s current president is taking a tougher line against the former first family.President João Lourenço ended former-President...
WASHINGTON — American intelligence agencies face a significant reduction in their counterterrorism collection efforts in Africa if a proposed withdrawal of United States military forces is carried out by the Pentagon, intelligence officials said. The new planning to pull...
NAIROBI, Kenya — A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced to death 27 members of the national intelligence service over the killing of a teacher, the latest in a series of convictions and investigations this month targeting the government of...
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