The U.S. military has switched from trying to degrade Islamic extremist groups in West Africa’s sprawling Sahel region to merely trying to contain them as their deadly threat increases, a new U.S. government report says.
As extremist violence grows across Africa, the U.S. is considering reducing its military presence on the continent - worrying its international partners.
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.