The number of refugees fleeing violence following last month's contested presidential election in the Central African Republic has doubled in a week to 60,000, the United Nations said Friday.
Militant group Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the abduction of hundreds of school students in northwest Nigeria.
Seven people died in violent protests that erupted in Kampala on Wednesday after Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine was arrested, police said.
Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday endorsed a six-month state of emergency in the northern region of Tigray, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered military operations there in an escalation of a long-running feud.
Nigeria police said Friday that 22 officers were killed and 205 police stations destroyed during nationwide protests this month and denied reports it had shot at peaceful demonstrators.
The United Nations said Friday that nearly 30 aid workers in a remote and troubled part of South Sudan had been evacuated to a peacekeeping base ‘for their safety’ following a rise in threats and attacks.
The African Union Commission chairman on Thursday strongly condemned deadly violence in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and called on all parties to ‘privilege dialogue’.
Belarusian authorities on Saturday withdrew the accreditation of several foreign media journalists, including AFP, ahead of the latest demonstration challenging the results of the presidential election.
Police shot a Black man in the back multiple times in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as his three sons watched on Sunday, his family's lawyer said, sparking a night of unrest ...
A rare daytime rocket attack hit Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, security sources said, as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met top Iraqi officials.