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The United Nations and aid groups are seeking $272 million to help people fleeing the conflict in the Central African Republic.
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Forty-eight people, including 15 Burkina Faso nationals and a Nigerian, died Tuesday after a bus crash in Togo, officials in the West African nation said.
The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital, Juba, and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.
Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students in a night raid on a government secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday.
A man reads a local newspaper with headline ''Bloody Monday'' close to the bus park that was bombed just hours before in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, April.
Her futuristic love songs feel like high-def screen grabs of latent passion, micro-tonal desire and other in-the-middle emotions that the English language can't quite articulate.
A U.N. official in South Sudan says fighting around an oil-rich region has wounded five workers from a Russian oil company.
Nigeria will mount a massive security operation to protect a World Economic Forum on Africa planned in Abuja next month, following the bomb attack by suspected Islamist militants on the capital's outskirts on Monday, the event's Nigerian hosts said.
Senegal plans to send more peacekeeping troops to neighboring Mali, where international forces are trying to restore stability after jihadi extremists took over the country's north.
This image Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo made from AP video shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, inside a cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya.
A local official in Central African Republic says Muslim fighters have overrun his town, killing several residents and sending others fleeing to the bush.
Gambian authorities have written a letter to airlines flying into the West African country saying they cannot pick up passengers from countries where there have been suspected cases of Ebola.
Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign said in a statement.
Rwandan police said Monday they arrested Kizito Mihigo, a genocide survivor and prominent singer and composer of music on the genocide, and Cassien Ntamuhanga, who until recently was the director of a Christian radio station.
The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the... The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a ... (more)
By Rupesh Dutta, New Delhi, April 13 : The sheer scale of the Indian general election has left them marveling.