South African President Jacob Zuma Is Tangled in Corruption Scandal

A scandal surrounding more than $20 million in state spending on the South African president's private home has ignited a debate about moral leadership...

Doctors Without Borders: Guinea Ebola Outbreak is “an Epidemic of a Magnitude Never Before...

Following the announcement of eight confirmed cases of ebola in the capital Conarky, the aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says Guinea...

Muslim Fulani Destroy Over 20 Churches In Nigeria and Kill Hundreds of Christians

More than 20 churches have been destroyed by Fulani herdsmen during attacks on communities in Benue State, Nigeria. The attacks in Nigeria’s "Middle Belt" started...

Kenya Arrests 657 People After Bomb Attack Kills 6 in Nairobi

Kenyan police have arrested more than 650 suspects in a crackdown on suspected Islamist insurgents following a bomb attack which killed six people in...

Islamic Uprising In Nigeria Responsible for At Least 1,500 Deaths This Year

The Islamic uprising in Nigeria is behind at least 1,500 deaths this year alone. Amnesty International reports the attacks on civilians are happening on an...

Egypt to Hold Presidential Vote on May 26-27; Fmr. Army Chief Expected to Win

Egyptians will vote on May 26 and 27 in a presidential election that Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is expected to win easily, meaning the former...

Ebola Virus Spreads to the Capital of Guinea

Ebola, one of the world's most deadly viruses, has spread from a remote forested corner of southern Guinea to the country's seaside capital, raising...

Christian Leaders in Kenya Urge President Not to Sign Bill Legalizing Polygamy

Christian leaders are appealing to President Uhuru Kenyatta not to sign into law a proposed new marriage bill that legalizes polygamy. Legislators passed the law...

Religious Leaders in Africa Join Fight to Save Elephants and Rhinos from Poaching

The escalating slaughter of elephants and rhinos is drawing the anger of conservationist clerics, who have begun enlisting church members in the battle to...

Egypt’s Army Chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Announces Bid for Presidency

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt's first freely elected leader, declared his candidacy on Wednesday for a presidential election he is expected...

Oscar Pistorius Reportedly Turns to Prayer and the Bible as his Day on the...

Oscar Pistorius has turned to prayer and religion as his day on the witness stand  draws near in his murder trial. The double amputee sprinter known...

West Africa Scrambles to Prevent Spread of Deadly Ebola Virus

West African nations scrambled to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 people in Guinea, with symptoms of the...

Women to Watch: 10 Female African Tech Leaders

In Africa’s burgeoning, male-dominated tech scene, women remain largely underrepresented. Yet there is a tiny handful of incredible women who are launching and building successful, innovative...

WATCH: United States Doubles Effort to Find Fugitive Warlord Joseph Kony

http://i.i.cbsi.com/cnwk.1d/av/video/cbsnews/atlantis2/cbsnews_player_embed.swf The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number...

Egypt Unveils Restored Statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III

Archeologists in the historic city of Luxor, Egypt have unveiled two massive ancient statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III to the public. The newly restored quartzite...

Leader of Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, and Over 600 Others Put on Trial in...

The leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others went on trial on Tuesday on charges including murder, a day after more than...

United States Steps Up Efforts to Find Ugandan Warlord Joseph Kony

The United States is stepping up efforts to find fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, doubling the number of airmen and special ops troops. "The timing...

Ugandan Health Minister says U.S. has Pulled $6 Million in Aid Since Signing of...

Uganda's health minister says the government has lost up to $6 million in annual U.S. government support over the East African country's new anti-gay...

Egyptian Court Hands Down Mass Death Sentence to 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death for murder and other offences on Monday, in a sharp escalation...

Special Task Force Prevents Planned Attack on Church In Jos, Nigeria

Security agencies in Jos foiled a planned attack in Jos on Sunday as hundreds of early morning worshippers in a Plateau church escaped death...