Officials in the president’s office and defense ministry lost their jobs as Kyiv moved to zero tolerance for corruption that could shake the confidence of Western supporters
The fate of a devastated salt-mining town in eastern Ukraine hung in the balance Wednesday in one of the bloodiest battles of Russia’s invasion.
The Red Cross said that 90 percent of Beira, a city of 500,000, had been damaged or destroyed.
A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall attack was in the works.
Zimbabwean president's speeding entourage has killed 3 in recent weeks, but it has been frightening motorists for many years.
In Kampala, armed police raid a regional conference on the rights of gays. Amnesty denounces action as 'outrageous.'
Obamas new Africa strategy spells out how plans to spur economic growth through trade and investment. The covert surveillance part came separately, in a good piece of investigative reporting.
UN help needed to stop Islamist extremists in northern Mali from spreading terror across continent, say African leaders.
Mugabe lashes out at South African charges of state abuse in Zimbabwe.
New president Joyce Banda cancels glittering AU meeting rather than invite Sudan President Omar al-Bashir.
Continent's businesspeople need some basics in order to start 'doing it for themselves.'
Leave it to Robert Mugabe's regime to tarnish itself when it doesn't need to. Classical music specialist Petroc Trelawny was arrested at Bulawayo music festival.
What will it take to catch Joseph Kony and bring an end to the scourge of his Lords Resistance Army in Central Africa?
African Union forces in Somalia announced on Friday that they had Afgoye, a town 18 miles outside the capital Mogadishu, after a three day offensive against Islamist insurgents who have used the area as a headquarters.
Fire in Mimosa Platinum Mine blocks shaft and keeps workers underground for nearly 24 hours.