A Libyan minister was shot dead in the first assassination of a
transitional government official since dictator Moammar Gadhafi
was ousted from power.
An operation to airlift thousands of African migrants stranded
in the Central
African Republicamid spiraling sectarian violence started
Somalia warned telecommunications companies Saturday not to
comply with Al-Shabaab's order to shut down the Internet
Two interim leaders of the war-torn Central African
announced their resignations, the French Foreign Ministry said
Protesters in parts of Egypt rallied Friday against the
government and a vote on a constitution that would ban religious
parties, leading to clashes.
'Bicycle Portraits' celebrates the intimate relationship between
South Africans and the bikes they depend on every day.
Kenyan fighter jets hit an Al-Shabaab camp in Somalia on Friday,
killing at least 30 militants, the Kenya Defence Forces said.
Tunisia's interim Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh has confirmed
that he will submit his resignation Thursday to the country's
president, state media said.
As violence in the Central African Republic reaches
unprecedented levels, aid groups say the number of internally
displaced people edges
toward a million.
The Republic of Congo's main
north-south road runs right on the edge of Odzala-Kokoua
National Park. For now, it remains nothing more than a narrow
dirt track and Odzala, the country's largest park, very much
remains one of the world's last isolated natural Edens.
Here's a look at the life of Charles Taylor, former president of
Liberia and convicted war criminal.
Here's a look at what you need to know about South
Sudan, a landlocked country in east-central Africa,
bordering Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of
the Congo and the Central African Republic. In 2011, South Sudan
became the world's newest country after gaining its independence
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in neighboring South
Sudan on Monday for talks on unrest in the latter nation that
has left hundreds dead.
Eco-guards stalk their prey -- poachers -- in the Republic of
Congo's Odzala-Kokoua National Park.
South Sudan government forces retook control of a flashpoint
town from rebels, an official said, as negotiators for the
warring sides prepared for peace talks.
Rival parties in the South Sudan power struggle will meet Sunday
in Ethiopia for peace talks, an official says.