International efforts have tightened the noose on Somalia’s infamous pirates, but the scourge is alive in West Africa and …
In the days following U.S. comando raids in Libya and Somalia, new details emerge about the targets and how the operations unfolded
The covert operation was intended to capture a terrorist there
Islamist group’s statement on Wednesday follows a refusal by Kenya to withdraw its troops from Somalia
Less than a week into France’s military intervention against Islamist militias in Mali, evidence builds confirming French concerns that their country has become the main focus of jihadi terrorist activity
Just hours after France’s military intervene in Mali to battle Islamist militias, a French raid fails to rescue a captive spy held by Somali extremists
Though the tide of illegal migration to Europe ebbed in 2012, many seeking work in richer countries are still attempting a dangerous, deadly journey
The Ethiopian Prime Minister of 21 years leaves behind a mixed legacy of economic gain and repression — and a giant hole in African politics.
Thursday’s selections include Hamas Holocaust-deniers and a Somali constitution.
Two bombings of churches in Kenya pointed to the resurgence al-Qaeda-linked terrorist groups in East Africa. But a TIME investigation into how the region’s countries (and the U.S.) are handling groups like Somalia’s al-Shabab …
TIME’s Africa correspondent writes from the front lines in war-ravaged Somalia, where an African Union offensive against al-Shabab is offering a tenuous glimpse of progress
The killing of more than 178 people by Islamic militants in a series of attacks on state buildings in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, underlines how one of Africa’s most corrupt nations is reaping the rewards of decades of …