WASHINGTON — President Trump has relaxed some of the rules for preventing civilian casualties when …
Somalia
The Trump administration has given the U.S. military the authorization to conduct offensive counterterrorism …
offensive airstrikes
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma sacked Finance Minister Pravin …
Finance Minister
As severe hunger takes hold in northeast Nigeria, the U.N. estimates that nearly a half-million children under five will suffer from acute malnutrition this year, and 90,000 may die. …
Boko Haram
Thousands of people gathered in London today to pay tribute to the victims of last week's …
Westminster Bridge
At least seven people were injured in Mogadishu Thursday when mortar shells landed in and around the presidential palace compound as cabinet members met inside. “One of the mortar …
Presidential Compound
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former marathon world-record holder Paul Tergat says he will stand against incumbent Kip Keino in an election for president of the Kenyan Olympic committee. …
Paul Tergat
The prosecution accused Simone Gbagbo of orchestrating attacks on her husband's opponents [File:Issouf Sanago/AFP] An Ivory Coast court has found former First Lady Simone Gbagbo not …
war crimes
NAIROBI, Kenya — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid …
foreign aid
Hamza Mohamed is a producer for Doha, Qatar-based Al Jazeera English, covering Sub-Saharan Africa. Mandinaring, The Gambia - The walls were once painted white. And, in its past life, the …
The Gambia
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s two main opposition parties took aim at President Jacob Zuma with one appealing to the highest court to order impeachment proceedings and the other …
President Jacob Zuma
Some residents of a South Sudanese displaced persons' camp say the head of the group that monitors the country's 2015 peace deal should be fired. The residents accuse Festus Mogae, …
South Sudan
* Zuma replaces Gordhan with Malusi Gigaba -eNCA * Zuma to announce cabinet changes * Rand tumbled over uncertainty * Opposition plans no confidence motion against Zuma * ANC Youth …
finance minister
In her first major U.N. test as a negotiator, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United …
Nikki Haley