Egypt has expressed "discontent" over the latest U.S. travel warning to the Mideast country, saying the notice makes a false distinction between terrorist groups and violent political organizations.
Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the son of a lion named Cecil, whose 2015 killing prompted an international outcry, has also been fatally shot during a hunt.
Moroccan demonstrators frustrated over inequality and corruption are defying a police ban and holding a protest in a northern city that has become a symbol of mounting public anger.
The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Austrian foreign minister says he has told his Italian counterpart that migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands should not be permitted to travel on to the mainland because that acts as a gateway for them to the rest of Europe.
Two members of an African robotics team who were reported missing from an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. were spotted crossing into Canada on Thursday morning, authorities said.
Two members of an African robotics team who were reported missing from an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. were reportedly spotted crossing into Canada on Thursday morning, authorities said.
An Ivory Coast village where monkeys are sacred has drawn the interest of primatologists who hope the approach can help protect animals elsewhere in West Africa.
Kenya's Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that stopped the printing of ballots by a Dubai-based company for next month's presidential election.
An official says Burundi's president is traveling out of the country for the first time since the failed coup attempt of May 2015.
A new Amnesty International report says more than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon's security forces in the past four years on suspicion of involvement with the Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is sharply criticizing African nations for what she calls their "collective failure" to respond to the threat of famine facing over 14 million people.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi overruled a powerful branch of the judiciary by appointing its new leader on Wednesday, risking a backlash from the judges, who had nominated another candidate.
A Kenyan court has sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.
A Kenyan court has sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.
The Latest on the departure of France's military chief (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Francois Lecointre, a career military officer who led the EU military training mission in Mali, is to be named France's new military official, after his predecessor quit in a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron.
The foreign ministers of China and Tunisia are calling for new efforts to reach a negotiated peace in Libya and prevent the unstable North African nation from dissolving into a humanitarian disaster on a level with Syria.
When President Donald Trump left his chair at this month's G20 summit while Africa was discussed and had daughter Ivanka sit in for him, critics blasted it as a breach of diplomatic protocol.
Maritime emergency teams in South Africa are searching for eight missing fishermen whose boat capsized several days ago, killing at least one crewmember.
Bullet-riddled roofs line the "boulevard of death" in Central African Republic's southeastern town of Bangassou, where almost everyone who enters is seen as an enemy.
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.
The Latest on migrants and Europe (all times local): 9:00 a.m.
As disease outbreaks raise the danger for as many as 20 million people faced with famine and mass starvation in a clutch of strife-torn African and Middle Eastern countries, some of the world’s largest non-government aid organizations are issuing a rare collective call for private relief donations over the next two weeks, alongside a longer-range, multibillion-dollar United Nations appeal that is so far less than half funded.
Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.
The European Union is allowing members to restrict sales of inflatable boats and outboard motors to Libya in an effort to stop dangerous migrant smuggling across the Mediterranean.
South Africa is objecting to suggestions that it is promoting an international trade in the horns of rhinos, which have been heavily targeted by poachers.
A U.N. envoy has proposed a plan on giving the world organization a mandate to run a key Yemen port now under control of the country's Shiite rebels.
At least eight people are dead after a suspected female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria.
Cameroon's defense minister says at least 34 people have been declared missing after a military vessel sank off the country's Atlantic coast.
The Latest on events in Egypt (all times local): 05:15 p.m. Egypt's Interior Ministry says 31 policemen have been injured in clashes with residents of a Nile river island in Cairo.
Egypt's military says its jet-fighters have destroyed 15 all-terrain vehicles carrying weapons and explosives along with "criminal elements" after they were detected getting ready to cross the Libyan border into Egypt.
An American journalist was found alive Saturday and five Congo park rangers were found dead after they went missing in a large forest reserve during a militia attack on Friday, a local official said.
Witnesses said at least eight people have died and more than 50 were injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match in the Senegalese capital.
A local official says five Congo park rangers have been found dead and an American journalist has been found in good condition in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve after going missing during a militia attack.
Six Congolese rangers were found Saturday in a large forest reserve in Congo's northeast a day after a security station was attacked by militia, but an American journalist and at least three security guards remain missing, a local official said Saturday.
An American journalist and at least three Congolese rangers are missing in a large forest reserve after a security station was attacked by militia on Friday, a local official said Saturday.
A government official says a prominent Rwandan academic has been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of genocide.
A Congolese rights group says rebels in the country's eastern Ituri province have kidnapped an American journalist along with 11 Congolese security guards after attacking a security station near a local nature reserve.
Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved 19 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat.
A Kenya police report says six police officers have been killed by herders in volatile Laikipia County, where at least 40 people have died this year due to clashes over land.
Ships carrying personnel for China's first overseas military base set sail on Tuesday to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as China's rapidly modernizing military extends its global rea
South Africa's deputy president has denounced government corruption in what is seen as a rebuke to President Jacob Zuma, who has faced calls for his resignation because of scandals and graft concerns.
The United Nations says another 38 probable mass graves have been found in central Congo, where deadly violence between troops and militia members has killed thousands of people since August.
New satellite images obtained by Fox News show the extensive construction and development of China's first military base outside of its mainland.
Activists behind a women's rally in southern Yemen say female security forces descended on the demonstration, beating the women and dispersing the small gathering.
Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse dozens of opposition supporters protesting what they say are plans to rig next year's presidential election.
Police in Nigeria say 19 people have been killed in a series of attacks by Boko Haram suicide bombers.
Italy's plan to reduce the risk of a jihadi-inspired attack is pinned in small part on El Hacmi Mimoun, an imam who bikes to the prison here every week and exhorts Muslim inmates not to stray from life's "right path" or hate people who aren't Muslim.
Nigeria's acting president has met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, where he has been for more than two months for medical issues as concerns grow about his health.
Investigations into the killing of two U.N. experts have led to 11 new arrests, including eight people identified as "having played a direct role" in the murders, Congo's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday.
The United States said Tuesday it is ready to impose sanctions on anyone in Congo who stands in the way of presidential elections to be held by the end of the year, which would lead to the country's first democratic transition of power.
Egypt says a member of a violent group suspected of links to the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood was killed in a shootout with security forces, the latest in what appears to be a stepped-up crackdown on militants.
China has dispatched members of the People's Liberation Army to the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti to set up the rising Asian giant's first overseas military base.
Sudan is urging the United States to permanently lift trade sanctions that were imposed on the country since 1993 but relaxed temporarily last January.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical reasons, prompting opposition figures to question whether the 93-year-old still has the stamina to run the country.
Two dozen people, including two women, have gone on trial for their alleged roles in the 2015 attack on Tunisia's Bardo museum that killed 21 foreign tourists and a police officer.
The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili branch of Shiite Islam, is opening a yearlong jubilee to mark his 60th anniversary leading the community with a call Tuesday for greater respect for pluralism in the Islamic world and action to reduce poverty.
Hundreds of people and several opposition leaders have welcomed the return of former Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade, who has come back to lead the opposition into legislative elections.
Officials in South Africa say four male lions escaped from the country's biggest wildlife reserve and were spotted in a nearby village.
Africa has several new sites on the United Nations world heritage list, including an old royal capital in Angola, the Eritrean capital of Asmara and a desert area in South Africa that was inhabited during the Stone Age.
A Burundi official says eight people have been killed in a grenade attack on a bar in the country's rural northern area.
Police in northern Vietnam have seized nearly 3 tons of ivory smuggled from South Africa in the latest action taken against the illegal trade.
Egypt has identified seven Egyptians among 19 suspected, would-be illegal migrants who perished from heat and hunger after trekking into Libya's eastern region.
Egyptian and Palestinian leaders have met amid signs of a rapprochement between Cairo and the Islamic militant Hamas group that could shake up Gaza's political landscape and sideline the Palestinian president.
The smoking image of a grasshopper was burned into the South African grassland, as alert firefighters stood by.
For the second year in a row, the world's youngest nation will not have any official celebrations to mark the anniversary of its birth because of the widespread suffering caused by its ongoing civil war.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says an explosive device struck a police vehicle in the northern Sinai town of al-Arish, killing two conscripts and wounding nine others.
The head of Congo's electoral commission says it is not possible to organize presidential elections by the end of this year.
Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have been displaced and aid workers evacuated as rebels accuse government troops of advancing on their stronghold and killing civilians along the way.
Eritrean officials say the decision by the U.N. cultural agency to put the African nation's capital city of Asmara on the UNESCO World Heritage list is a "victory."
Kenyan officials say al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia have beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in the southeast.
Joseph Nkaissery, Kenya's interior minister and a retired general, has died in a hospital a month before the African country's general election.
A shadowy militant group in Egypt that is suspected of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood has claimed responsibility for the killing of a police officer in a drive-by shooting in Cairo.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for attacking a remote Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine gun fire.
Rwanda's electoral commission on Friday disqualified three candidates for next month's presidential election, including the only woman, saying they didn't fulfil requirements such as collecting enough supporting signatures.
A retired French chef is working to solve Morocco's youth unemployment crisis one clove of garlic and ripe tomato at a time.
Kenya's High Court has cancelled a contract issued to a Dubai-based firm to print ballot papers for next month's presidential election following an opposition petition.
Islamic militants unleashed a suicide car bomb and heavy gunfire on an Egyptian military checkpoint in northeastern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing 23 troops and wounding 33, officials said.
The Latest on the attack in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Egyptian security officials have raised the toll from a blitz attack by Islamic militants in Sinai to 23 soldiers killed and 33 wounded, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the volatile peninsula this year.
Family members say three Egyptians who worked at a building site in the Western Desert were killed by an airstrike from a military aircraft in what appears to have been an accident.
The Latest on Qatar developments (all times local): 3:35 p.m.
These are edgy times in Zambia, once considered one of Africa's most stable democracies.
Ghana's government says it has stopped rescue operations at an illegal mining site and that 22 miners trapped underground are dead.
A beaming Miss South Africa was photographed with children at a soup kitchen in what was supposed to be a feel-good charity event.
Bodies lie in the streets of Zemio, the stench filling the air as homes burn and thousands flee the Central African Republic town recently hit by violence between warring militias.
The two Tunisian former Guantanamo Bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison and yearn for escape, even back to the U.S. detention center in Cuba.
Egyptian officials say at least 10 security troops have been killed when a car bomb struck a military checkpoint followed by heavy gunfire in northeastern Sinai Peninsula.
A diplomatic standoff between Qatar and other Arab nations that accuse it of sponsoring terrorism has turned a spotlight on an opaque network of charities and prominent figures freely operating in the tiny Gulf country.
Rwanda's presidential election next month will be held under "a climate of fear" following two decades of often deadly attacks on political opponents, journalists and rights activists, Amnesty International charged Friday, calling for serious political reforms in the East African country.
A Congo military court has sentenced eight soldiers to prison terms of 15 years to life on charges of murder and improper use of weapons.
A South Sudan military court says the trial for rapes and murder allegedly committed by army soldiers one year ago at the Terrain hotel could be jeopardized if the victims don't come forward to testify.
The International Criminal Court says South Africa should have arrested Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for alleged war crimes, when he visited the country in 2015.
Swarms of jellyfish have descended on Egypt's northern coast, keeping vacationers out of the water and stirring debate over a recent expansion of the Suez Canal.
Few Nigerians think it's funny that their president is on extended medical leave in London for the second time this year.
Media reports in Malawi say eight people, including children, have been killed in a stadium stampede during an independence day celebration.
Local officials say that more than 78 people have been killed after a truck overturned in an accident in Central African Republic's city of Bambari.
Activists say Chinese students from the Uighur ethnic minority have been detained in Egypt in a broad police sweep.
The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Spain's marine rescue service says it has saved 183 migrants who had been trying to reach the country from north Africa in the past 24 hours.
Rights groups are urging Tanzania's government to "end its hostile rhetoric toward civil society groups and threats to obstruct their work."
Europe has made a dangerous turn on the Mediterranean Sea as it looks to Libya for help in slowing the number of migrants attempting to reach the continent in flimsy boats, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday.
Cairo's subway is perhaps the cheapest in the world.
Libyan forces in the country's east say they have cleared the final remaining pockets of the city of Benghazi of Islamist militiamen and armed opponents.
As Israel's Labor Party prepares to choose its new leader, it already has taken a big step toward shedding its image as a bastion of liberal, upper-class Israelis of European descent.
An international group promoting the right to privacy says the Kenyan government is rushing to set up systems to increase cybersecurity but seems to be using the opportunity to increase surveillance as the country prepares for presidential elections next month.
Kenyan police officials say three police officers were killed and seven others wounded as gunmen suspected to be al-Shabab militants attacked Pandaguo center, Lamu County.