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5 dead, 60 arrested during Togo protests for term limits
LOME, Togo (AP) -- Togo's security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits....

Thousands march over 'Somalia's 9/11;' attack details emerge
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somali intelligence officials shared a detailed account of the country's deadliest attack, while thousands marched Wednesday in Mogadishu in a show of defiance against the extremist group blamed for Saturday's truck bombing that left more than 300 dead....

Police kill 2 at Uganda rally against president's long rule
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Police shot dead two people Wednesday while seeking to foil a political rally in a remote part of Uganda, an opposition official said, amid rising tensions over attempts to extend the longtime president's rule....

Kenya vote chief says 'difficult' to have credible election
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- It is "difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election" in Kenya's fresh presidential vote just eight days away despite "full technical preparedness," the head of the election commission said Wednesday as another wave of uncertainty swept through East Africa's largest economy....

The Latest: Somalia leader urges fractured nation to unite
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local):...

4 British nationals kidnapped in Nigeria's delta region
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian police say gunmen have kidnapped four British nationals in the Niger Delta region....

The Latest: Kenya protesters attack election training site
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Latest on Kenya's new presidential election (all times local):...

Militants rob bank, attack church in Egypt's Sinai; 7 dead
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Islamic militants on Monday staged a two-pronged assault in the heart of the largest city in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, lobbing grenades and trading gunfire with guards at an unused Coptic church to distract from a bank robbery across the street....

Egyptian Coptic priest killed in Cairo attack
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church says a priest has been killed in a knife attack in a poor Cairo district, the latest deadly assault on members of the country's Christian minority....

Egypt accepts leading activist's appeal of life sentence
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has granted a re-trial to one of the leading activists behind the 2011 uprising, who was sentenced to life in prison for taking part in a violent protest months later....