Burundi Shuts down Major Varsity, Sends Students Home

Burundi has unexpectedly closed its national university in the wake of political protests against the nomination of incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for...

Five TV Crew Members Found Dead in Libya

Five crew members from a private Libyan TV network were found dead on Monday, eight months after they were abducted in eastern Libya, a...

2015 Central African Nations to Merge Two Regional Bodies

Central African ministers in charge of economic integration have drawn up a program to eventually merge the regions two economic blocks -- the Central...

Togolese President Extends Lead in Vote

Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe has extended a strong lead over his main rival in a weekend poll, according to the latest partial results...

Kenya: Court Orders Govt to Register Gay Rights Group

Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organisations to recognise and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights...

Egypt Hangs Five for Murder and Theft      

Authorities in Egypt have hanged five people convicted of murder and theft, the interior ministry said on Sunday.They were executed in a prison in...

Guinea's Opposition Calls New Protests

Guinea's opposition has called for renewed protests over the country's disputed election timetable in a show of defiance after days of deadly clashes between...

Protests in Burundi Continue against President, Five Dead

Protesters demonstrated in Burundi for a second day on Monday after activists said at least five people were killed in unrest a day earlier...

Sudan Accuses Darfur Peacekeepers of Killing Seven Civilians

Sudan's government on Sunday accused peacekeepers in Darfur of killing seven civilians, disputing the UN-African Union mission's version of events in which it said...

Togo Elections: President Gnassingbe in Early Lead

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe took an early lead in the first results from Saturday's presidential vote released on Monday.Results from six of 42 voting...