Africa News

South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace dealSouth Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on crucial next steps in peace deal
The Associated Press7 hours ago
UN says attack in central Mali kills peacekeeper from EgyptUN says attack in central Mali kills peacekeeper from Egypt, wounds 4 others
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - This Oct 12, 2018 file photo shows the More Than Me Academy in Monrovia, Liberia. On Friday, April 19, 2019, Katie Meyler, who established the charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia, announced her resignation in the wake of allegations that a staffer raped several girls in its care. It comes six months after she had taken a leave of absence. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
Charity founder resigns after alleged rapes at Africa schoolAn American woman who established a charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia has resigned six months after taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care
The Associated Press21 hours ago
'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre'If I stay here, I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre as conflict grows
The Associated Press1 day ago
A policeman guards a hospital in Butembo, Congo, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, after militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center in the city’s Katwa district overnight. Violence has deeply complicated efforts to contain what has become the second-deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history.  (AP Photo/Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro)
New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killedNew attack on Ebola center in Congo, local official says; militia member is killed
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Congo's president, Felix Tshisekedi, center, visits an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo, Tuesday April.16, 2019. Congo's president on Tuesday said he wants to see a deadly Ebola virus outbreak contained in less than three months even as some health experts say it could take twice as long. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenterAttackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt others
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congo court annuls sentence for exiled opposition leaderA lawyer for Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi says a court has annulled his three-year prison sentence, enabling him to return from exile in Belgium
The Associated Press2 days ago
Report: At least 13 dead in South Africa church collapseReport: At least 13 dead after part of a church collapses in South Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mali's prime minister resigns amid criticism over insecurityMali's prime minister resigns amid growing criticism over insecurity
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this  July 2017, file photo, Kent Covington, front, his wife, Brooke, left, and a fellow member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church, Jayne Caulder, walk from the Rutherford County Courthouse in Rutherfordton, N.C., after a pretrial hearing for Brooke. Kent has been sentenced to 34 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $466,000 in restitution for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by church leaders. (Jean Gordon/Daily Courier via AP, File)
Minister at secretive N Carolina church sentenced for fraudA minister at a secretive North Carolina church has been sentenced to 34 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $466,000 in restitution for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by church leaders
The Associated Press2 days ago
Monitor: IS claims to have set up its own Africa provinceA group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in central Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nigeria tribunal bans high court's chief justice from officeA tribunal in Nigeria has ordered the country's chief justice removed from the bench and banned him from holding public office for 10 years
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ethiopia crash victims' relatives mark 40 days of mourningEthiopia plane crash victims' relatives mark 40 days of mourning; 'she left to be with God'
The Associated Press3 days ago
Uganda's top court upholds age law benefiting longtime rulerUganda's top court upholds law removing age limit on presidency, benefiting longtime leader
The Associated Press3 days ago
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank jobAPNewsBreak: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it
The Associated Press3 days ago
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