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February 04, 2020
Former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi is dead at age 95
Daniel arap Moi, a former schoolteacher who became Kenya’s longest-serving president and led the East African nation through ...
February 02, 2020
Spray planes combat the huge locust outbreak in East Africa
As locusts by the billions — yes, billions — descend on parts of Kenya in the worst outbreak in 70 years, small planes are ...
January 30, 2020
UN: Africa's locust outbreak needs $76M 'by, actually, now'
The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years needs some $76 million to help control and the ...
January 26, 2020
Burundi's ruling party picks general as presidential hopeful
Burundi's ruling party has chosen an army general to be its candidate in the presidential election set for May, signaling ...
January 25, 2020
'This is huge': Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades
The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their ...
January 23, 2020
AP Explains: Why US troop cuts in Africa would cause alarm
Even as destroyed U.S. military aircraft smoldered from an al-Shabab attack that killed three Americans this month in Kenya, ...
January 23, 2020
AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa locust invasion
Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in ...
January 20, 2020
UK looks to fast-growing Africa for trade ties after Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as ...
January 18, 2020
At least 2 killed, 20 wounded in bombing near Somali capital
At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along ...
January 17, 2020
Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food ...
January 16, 2020
1st malaria vaccine tried out in babies in 3 African nations
A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine ...
January 15, 2020
'Amazing': New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species
Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort ...
January 13, 2020
Al-Shabab extremists kill 3 teachers in Kenya, abduct 1
Al-Shabab extremists killed three people in an assault early Monday in eastern Kenya, its fifth attack in thirteen days, ...
January 08, 2020
Car bomb kills 3, wounds 6 at checkpoint in Somali capital
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Somalia's capital Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding six others, a ...
January 07, 2020
4 children shot dead in latest al-Shabab attack in Kenya
Four small children were shot dead while trying to take refuge from the latest al-Shabab extremist attack in Kenya early ...
January 06, 2020
Kenya police: 3 arrested trying to enter British Army camp
Kenyan police say they arrested three “terrorist suspects" who tried to force their way into a British Army training camp on ...
January 05, 2020
Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three ...
January 02, 2020
Kenyan officials say extremist attack on bus convoy kills 4
Kenyan officials say four people were killed on Thursday when a convoy of passenger buses was fired on by Islamic extremists ...
December 28, 2019
Rwanda avoids US-style opioids crisis by making own morphine
It was something, the silence. Nothing but the puff of her breath and the scuff of her slip-on shoes as Madeleine Mukantagara ...
December 26, 2019
Burundi's president again says he won't run for another term
Burundi’s president has again indicated he will not run for another term next year in the politically volatile East African ...
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