NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday the military wounded the leader of Boko Haram, his country's homegrow... Full Story
Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's most prominent opposition candidate said Sunday that early results show he will win this central African country's presidential election, though official results have not been announced.
Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been wounded
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday the military wounded the leader of Boko Haram, his country's homegrown Islamic extremist group.
Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UN
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gender inequality, jeopardizing the continent's efforts for economic growth, according to a U.N. report launched Sunday.
Top diplomat backs new South Sudan vice president
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The top monitor of South Sudan's peace deal said he and diplomats support the disputed appointment of a new vice president in order to support the country's shaky peace agreement.
Voting closes in Gabon where president vies to extend power
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Voting closed Saturday evening in Gabon, where the president is vying for re-election and voters weighed whether to maintain a family dynasty that stretches back to the 1960s.
Guinea says 2 Olympians did not return home with delegation
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The head of Guinea's Olympic delegation says two athletes did not return to the West African nation after competing at the Rio Olympics.
Zimbabwe police arrest 67 over anti-government protest
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — President Robert Mugabe warned against an Arab Spring type of revolution, as Zimbabwe police said they arrested 67 people following a violent protest that rocked the capital, Harare.
South Sudan's troubled agreement is not keeping the peace
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's president signed a peace deal a year ago to try to end the country's civil war, he added 16 reservations to the agreement.
Sierra Leone: Police officers detained over deadly protests
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A police official in Sierra Leone says three officers were detained and questioned in connection with the shooting deaths of two demonstrators this month.
Zimbabwe police crush anti-government protest in capital
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police used batons, tear gas and water cannons to crush an anti-government protest in the capital Friday, despite a court order that the demonstration should be permitted.
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