China Signs Deal with East African Leaders to Build New Railroad

Formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. It...

Thank You, President Obama, for Choosing to Assist Nigeria in Finding the Kidnapped Girls....

President Obama said he wakes up thinking of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist extremists and facing a life as sex slaves, and wishes...

U.S. Military Officials Arrive in Nigeria to Help Find Missing Girls

U.S. military officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped by Islamist militants,...

At World Economic Forum, Nigerian President Vows to Find and Free Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan pledged on Thursday to find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels, as the hostage crisis overshadowed his opening...

Boko Haram Kidnaps 11 More Girls In Nigeria

A second kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria’s northeast by Islamist militants put new pressure on the country’s troubled government, which had been hoping to...

Nigerian Official Says Over 300 People Have Been Killed In Boko Haram Attack

Islamic militants killed hundreds of people in an attack on a border town in Nigeria's remote northeast, a state government official said Thursday. Shops and...

Egyptian Presidential Candidate el-Sissi Runs Tightly-Choreographed Campaign as he Urges Country to Line Up...

In his campaign for president, Egypt's former army chief is casting himself as a strong-handed disciplinarian able to solve the nation's mounting problems and...

South African Pastor Accused of Raping Several Women

A Khayelitsha pastor is facing at least one charge of rape after allegedly molesting a 23-year-old member of his congregation over the past three...

Obama Administration Sends Team of Advisers to Help Nigeria Find Kidnapped Schoolgirls; No Military...

The Obama administration plans to send a team of advisors to help Nigerian officials rescue more than 270 girls abducted from a boarding school...

Boko Haram Kidnaps 8 More Girls in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of their strongholds in northeastern Nigeria overnight, police and residents said on...

Amidst New Fighting, John Kerry Pushes for Peace in South Sudan

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Monday that peace talks between the government and rebels in South Sudan are the only way to...

Nigerian Pastor Says ‘Demons of Corruption’ Are Holding the Nation Captive

A pastor in Nigeria says demons of corruption are holding the nation captive and, as a result, Nigeria's polity and societal fabric are experiencing...

U.S. State Department says Kidnapped Nigerian Girls May Have Already Been Taken Out of...

The United States said on Monday that it feared many of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in northern Nigeria three weeks ago have been...

WATCH: Nightmare Continues in Nigeria: In Video, Boko Haram Leader Vows to Sell Kidnapped...

Fears for the fate of more than 200 Nigerian girls turned even more nightmarish Monday when the leader of the Islamist militant group that...

Christian Forum Releases Names of Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

The Northern States Christian Elders Forum, an affiliate of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has released the names of the female students of...

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Speaks Regarding Kidnapped Schoolgirls: ‘Wherever They Are, We’ll Get Them...

Amid mounting international pressure, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan spoke Sunday about his government's efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants. "Wherever these...

Nigerian Military Mobilizes for Expected Raid on Boko Haram Which Kidnapped Over 200 Girls

A major military operation is expected to begin near the Sambisa Forest in Nigeria, where the Nigerian government believes terrorists are holding some 276...

3 Killed, Several Injured in Twin Explosions in Mombasa, Kenya

At least three people were killed and several others injured in twin explosions on Saturday evening in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya, local...

United States Offers to Help Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

The United States said on Thursday it had offered to help Nigeria in its search for around 200 girls abducted by Islamist militants from...

Mr. President, it’s Time to Pull Some of Those Drones Out of Yemen and...

If it had happened anywhere else, this would be the world's biggest story. More than 230 girls disappeared, captured by members of a brutal terrorist...