- A look at Mali's Islamic extremist groups Updated: Nov-23-15 12:03 pm
The competing claims by the Macina Liberation Front and Al-Mourabitoun to have carried out Friday's attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako highlight the number of militant Islamic groups flourishing in Mali, a country with a weak central government and vast ungoverned spaces.
- Official: Suicide bomb kills 9 in north Cameroon town Updated: Nov-21-15 12:48 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A local official in northern Cameroon says at least nine people were killed and dozens injured when suspected Boko Haram militants carried out a suicide attack on a town bordering Nigeria.
- Ivory Coast, Ghana, Egypt progress in WCup qualifying Updated: Nov-17-15 4:13 pm
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Egypt, and Cameroon had few problems in progressing to the final round of World Cup qualifying in Africa on Tuesday.
- Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has kidney transplant Updated: Nov-13-15 12:19 pm
ZURICH - Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has had successful surgery for a kidney transplant, the governing body said Friday.
- India woos Africa with aid, technology as China looms large Updated: Oct-28-15 6:43 am
NEW DELHI - In Mozambique, India is building a solar panel plant that will help the southern African country harness renewable energy. Cameroon, in Central Africa, has sought India's help in fighting the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. In Ethiopia, Indian technical and financial aid has helped transform the country into a major sugar producer, creating tens of thousands of jobs.