A Libyan legislator says the parliament based in the east has appointed a new governor for the central bank, which could heighten tensions with the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli.
Egypt’s military spokesman says a “projectile” hit the airport in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent north of the Sinai peninsula while the country’s defense and interior ministers were visiting.
The Latest on the Dec. 7 deadly attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Congo (all times local): 6:55 p.m.
Oscar Pistorius filed an appeal to challenge his prison sentence which was doubled in November for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
An Egyptian lawyer says a military court has sentenced an army colonel to six years in prison after he announced his intention to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year’s elections.
The United Nations refugee chief is urging the international community to commit more resources toward helping refugees in Africa.
The United Nations peacekeeping chief says the U.N. mission in Congo will pursue the Allied Democratic Forces rebels who killed 15 peacekeepers there earlier this month.
Scuffles erupted in Uganda’s parliament on Tuesday over the presence of unidentified soldiers in the building as lawmakers debate a bill that could extend the president’s time in office.
Soft toys on the beds and posters on the walls.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president, making the nation’s deputy president likely to become the country’s next head of state.
Egypt says police have killed five suspected militants in a shootout just outside Cairo.
The general in charge of the military intervention in Zimbabwe that led to the resignation of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe is to retire from the defense forces, paving the way for him to be appointed as vice president.
Six aid workers are missing in South Sudan after clashes broke out Sunday evening between government and opposition soldiers near the northwestern town of Raga.
The Latest on the flow of migrants to Europe (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Several hundred migrants are camping along Serbia’s borders, sleeping rough in make-shift shelters in harsh winter weather as they look for a chance to cross into neighboring European Union countries.
A Libyan official says gunmen abducted and killed the mayor of the coastal city of Misrata soon after his return from a visit to Turkey.
The first group of African refugees benefiting from a new initiative bringing the especially vulnerable directly to Europe has arrived in France.
Voting for the next president of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party continued through the night and was wrapping up Monday morning, with the new leader of Nelson Mandela’s storied liberation movement expected to be announced later in the day.
U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers killed Oct. 4 in Niger when ambushed by Islamic extremists, was neither captured nor executed at close range, two senior U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News on Sunday.
Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.
A Libyan official says coast guards have rescued at least 270 migrants off Libya’s eastern coast.
A Nigerian military official says four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued after a gun battle with sea pirates.
Egypt is inaugurating an ancient library in the famed St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai.
Good luck convincing some of Zimbabwe’s far-flung residents that they have a new president despite last month’s dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power.
Germany is pouring money into the creation of electronic surveillance systems along Tunisia’s eastern border, designed to prevent extremists and migrants from slipping across into the country from neighboring Libya, a government spokesman said Friday.