Aisha Gaddafi was thrown out of Algeria for repeatedly setting fire to her safe house there, it has emerged
As France prepares its military departure from Mali, a March 31 strike by militants in Timbuktu indicates how jihadi forces aren’t giving up — just reverting to previous practice
At least three people were confirmed dead and dozens were injured when a building under construction in downtown Dar-es-Salaam collapsed. Tanzania’s capital has seen a construction boom of late, raising fears of shoddy safety …
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s implication in a long-running financial scandal prod his backers into attacking France’s powerful investigating magistrates and may have inspired a death threat against a leading judge
Despite its name, the Central African Republic has been ruled by strongmen for decades. The latest upheaval will not change that
The late Libyan dictator’s wife and three children were in Algeria. Or at least everyone thought so — until now
Bosco Ntaganda was one of the most feared men in Africa—until he feared for his own safety and ended up in the U.S. embassy in Rwanda
Sudan’s Deputy Chief Justice caused alarm among human rights campaigners last week when he announced at a press briefing that Sudanese judges may receive special training to perform amputations on convicts should doctors refuse to do so.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said March 14 Paris may begin supplying arms to anti-Assad rebels if partners don’t respond to a Franco-British appeal to lift the embargo.
Uhuru Kenyatta, wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, won election Saturday as Kenya’s new President. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced that Kenya’s richest …
Despite gains against Islamist militias in Mali, France believes victory in the Sahel will require political reform across Africa to eliminate the threat for good
Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country’s most important — and complicated — in …
If the report of Mokhtar Belmokhtar’s death proves true, it would be a fitting end for the Algerian jihadist leader who began his career as a hard-line Islamist fighter when he was just 19 years old