- UN: 2 killed in border town between South Sudan and Sudan Updated: Nov-27-15 10:25 am
JUBA, South Sudan - The U.N. says a 4-year-old girl and an Ethiopian peacekeeper were killed and three others wounded in an attack on Thursday in the contested Abyei area between Sudan and South Sudan.
- Sudan accuses Egyptian police of abusing its citizens Updated: Nov-25-15 1:53 pm
CAIRO - The Sudanese Embassy in Cairo has accused Egyptian authorities of unlawfully detaining and beating 16 Sudanese over the past six weeks, charges denied by Egypt.
- Armed groups target elephants in Congo park Updated: Nov-08-15 11:41 am
JOHANNESBURG - The eight suspected poachers stood under a tree, apparently unaware they were being tracked by 10 rangers from Congo's Garamba National Park. But as the rangers approached, gunfire rang out from the tall grass nearby, where other heavily armed men were hidden. The dragnet swiftly turned into a desperate fight for survival.
- South Sudan plane crash survivor tells how he saved baby Updated: Nov-07-15 12:08 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - The lone adult survivor of a South Sudan plane crash said Saturday that he cradled a stranger's baby in his arms as doomed passengers shouted the aircraft was going down, and he and the child were the only people who lived through the carnage.
- UN report: South Sudan rival sides expanding arms stockpiles Updated: Nov-04-15 8:14 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations panel of experts says both sides in South Sudan's conflict are expanding their weapons stockpiles and violating a peace deal. But the U.N. Security Council is not moving forward with the arms embargo and sanctions it has repeatedly threatened for such actions.
- Toure, Aubameyang among 10 nominees for top African player Updated: Nov-02-15 11:54 am
CAIRO - Yaya Toure and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were among the 10 nominees announced on Monday for the African player of the year award.
- South Sudan rebels release 13 UN contractors, says official Updated: Nov-01-15 12:46 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's rebels have released 13 United Nations contractors held captive for nearly a week, the U.N.'s mission in the country said.