- Kenya president and cabinet take pay cuts Updated: Mar-07-14 1:58 pm
- More than 6,000 Mozambicans displaced by fighting Updated: Mar-07-14 9:17 am
- Mozambique braces for more flooding Updated: Mar-07-14 9:07 am
- Skeletons uncovered in mass graves in Somalia Updated: Mar-06-14 12:47 pm
- Mozambique opposition wants foreign mediation Updated: Mar-06-14 8:41 am
- Pay dispute, sounds of war rattle S. Sudan capital Updated: Mar-05-14 9:58 am
- Norwegians abroad pose risk of terror attacks Updated: Mar-04-14 12:24 pm
- La. College considers new contract for Aguillard Updated: Mar-03-14 10:55 am
- 1st Wildlife Day marks elephant, rhino deaths Updated: Mar-03-14 10:29 am
- Pride of Africa: Kenya celebrates Nyong'o's Oscar Updated: Mar-03-14 9:04 am
- More than 300,000 face famine in Mozambique Updated: Mar-03-14 6:45 am
- Minn. Somali group fights al-Shabab message abroad Updated: Mar-01-14 12:56 pm
- Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut Updated: Mar-01-14 10:07 am
- Kerry: Anti-gay law complicates US-Uganda ties Updated: Feb-28-14 3:22 pm
- Aids cuts, delays hit Uganda's poor health sector Updated: Feb-28-14 10:54 am
- World Bank delays loan to Uganda over anti-gay law Updated: Feb-27-14 6:45 pm
- UN chief: 20 years after Rwanda, Syria shameful Updated: Feb-27-14 6:38 pm
- Car bomb kills 11 at tea shop in Mogadishu Updated: Feb-27-14 8:08 am
- US eyes push against anti-gay laws worldwide Updated: Feb-26-14 8:02 pm
- UN chief urges repeal of Uganda anti-gay law Updated: Feb-25-14 1:25 pm
- 50,000 Somali kids at risk: UN, gov't ask for help Updated: Feb-25-14 8:28 am
- Swedish minister meets gay activists in Uganda Updated: Feb-25-14 6:02 am
- US reviews Ugandan relations after anti-gay law Updated: Feb-24-14 2:59 pm
- Respiratory failure named in deaths of 2 US SEALs Updated: Feb-24-14 10:53 am
- Somali army invading Mogadishu homes after attack Updated: Feb-24-14 8:37 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president Friday announced that he and his entire cabinet will take pay cuts as part of austerity measures to reduce the country's rising wage bill.
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambican Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina says attacks by the opposition party and former rebel movement Renamo have displaced more than 6,000 people in the central parts of the country.
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambican officials warn that the country may suffer flooding in the central and southern parts of the country that could be worse than floods that ravaged large parts of the southern African country in 2000.
HARGEISA, Somalia - An American volunteer gently brushes away dirt to reveal the bones of a Somali victim buried in a mass grave some 30 years ago. Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves here, on the northern edge of Somalia, where many want to see justice prevail, even if delayed.
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo revived its demand for foreign mediation of ongoing talks with the government aimed at ending renewed hostilities between the two old foes.
JUBA, South Sudan - The sounds of war rattled the capital of South Sudan on Wednesday after violence broke out inside the military over a pay dispute, and five soldiers were killed, officials said.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Norway's intelligence service says the threat of a terrorist attack in the country is growing and that Norwegians involved with al-Qaida-linked groups abroad could pose a threat in other nations.
PINEVILLE, Louisiana - Joe Aguillard could soon receive a contract extension to remain at the private Baptist school in Pineville.
NAIROBI, Kenya - One of Kenya's top wildlife advocates said Monday that she fears that elephants, rhinos and lions could be wiped out from Africa's wild lands by 2030.
NAIROBI, Kenya - "You are the pride of Africa," Kenya's president exclaimed on Twitter as he celebrated Kenya's first major Oscar win by actress Lupita Nyong'o.
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambique agriculture minister Jose Pacheco says that more than 300,000 people in the southern African state face famine this year.
MINNEAPOLIS - While visiting a Somali refugee camp in Kenya, Mohamed Farah was struck by a young man who spends each day just waiting for it to end.
HARGEISA, Somalia - The 30 Somali teenagers - both boys and girls - all agreed: Female genital mutilation is harmful and the practice should be abandoned. But what they really meant, they revealed moments later, is that girls should have their genitalia cut - just not sewn shut.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Uganda's president that the African nation's new anti-gay law will complicate its relationship with America.
KAMPALA, Uganda - The health project in Uganda for which the World Bank is delaying a loan does not face an immediate shortage of money, an official said Friday, allaying concerns that work to improve maternal and child health services could stall because of the country's new anti-gay law.
WASHINGTON - The World Bank has postponed a $90 million loan to Uganda over its anti-gay law that has drawn widespread criticism from Western governments, the United Nations and rights groups.
UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that 20 years after the Rwanda genocide the international community's collective failure to prevent atrocities in Syria is "a shameful indictment.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A car bomb blast Thursday in a normally quiet Mogadishu neighborhood blew the facade off a tea shop where intelligence officers are known to congregate, killing at least 11 people, police said.
WASHINGTON - Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.
UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is demanding the revision or repeal of Uganda's law imposing life sentences for homosexuality and same-sex marriage.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's 2011 famine is over. Militants have been pushed out of Mogadishu. Political progress is being made. And yet the U.N. and Somali government are pleading with international donors to help a country they say is still in crisis.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden's finance minister has visited a group of gay activists in Uganda, lending his support to their plight after the country's president signed an anti-gay bill that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison.
WASHINGTON - The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation's new anti-gay law.
NAIROBI, Kenya - Police on the island nation of Seychelles say that two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the ship Maersk Alabama died of respiratory failure and were suspected to have had heart attacks, possibly from drug use.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Hooded soldiers carrying sniper rifles have unleashed a sweeping crackdown across Mogadishu in a hunt for militants and weapons after the country's al-Qaida-linked militants group's latest attack on the country's presidential palace.