The Pentagon has secretly expanded its global network of drone bases to North Africa, deploying unmanned aircraft and U.S. military personnel to a facility in Tunisia to conduct spy missions in neighboring Libya.
WHO: The Zika virus that is believed to have infected more than 7,500 people in Cape Verde, Africa, is the same strain spreading through the Americas.
Nigeria: Two female suicide bombers killed at least 24 worshipers and wounded 23 in an attack during dawn prayers Wednesday on a mosque.
Two men have been indicted on charges of complicity in terrorism for the attack on a luxury hotel in Mali's capital in November that killed 20 people.
During an attack by al-Shabab militants, Muslims on board a bus in Kenya refused to isolate themselves from their fellow Christian passengers.
The U.S. State Department has warned American citizens to leave Burundi after a recent surge in violence that left nearly 100 dead in a single day.
Terrorists attacked and seized scores of hostages in a luxury hotel in the Mali capital of Bamako on Friday.
The E.U. is pressing some northern African nations to sign lopsided deals that would send thousands of refugees back to Africa without sufficient protection.
President Obama's commitment of troops to fight Boko Haram in Africa came only after China, Russia, Germany and France had already committed to help.