| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:17 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A draconian anti-gay law passed by the Nigerian parliament last year and quietly signed by President Goodluck Jonathan this month has led to the arrest of scores of homosexuals and set off an international wave of condemnation.
The Same Sex Marriage...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:35 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni refused to sign into law a tough anti-homosexual bill passed by parliament last month. But the tone of his remarks offered little cheer for the country's beleaguered gay rights groups.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Gobiernos, casas reales e instituciones de todo el mundo han mostrado sus condolencias por la muerte de Nelson Mandela y han destacado su lucha pacífica contra el apartheid, especialmente en África, donde muchas personalidades expresaron su orgullo por el...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:17 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Gunmen in northern Nigeria burst into a college dormitory early Sunday morning, spraying bullets and killing students indiscriminately, in an attack that carried an echo of the terror eight days earlier at a shopping...
| Mar 23, 2013
JOHNANNESBURG, South Africa — When Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe was in college, a European professor assigned "Mister Johnson," which portrayed Africa as a land of grinning, shrieking savages. Time magazine called it "the best novel ever written...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Congratulations on President Obama’s reelection flooded in from leaders across Africa on Wednesday, but the sweetest words of all came from a 90-year-old Kenyan villager. Sarah Onyango Obama is the president’s step-grandmother, from the...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Just a few weeks ago, Nigeria celebrated a relatively peaceful election, with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and his People’s Democratic Party emerging victorious in a process unmarked by the violence and rioting that has scarred polls in the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:38 PM
At least two bombs hit northern Nigerian city of Kano: Nigeria's troubled north, plagued by successive terrorist bombings and drive-by killings over the past year, faced a major attack Friday evening, with miltuple in Kano, the region's largest city....
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:38 PM
More than 150 people were killed in the northern Nigerian city of Kano in Friday's terror attacks, which saw suicide bombers and gunmen from the northern Nigerian terror group Boko Haram hit several police stations and other government buildings....