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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks after two U.N. experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the government said Tuesday....
Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- 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 cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor....
South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fueling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma....
South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old....
South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87....
Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bail
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- A former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison....
South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his family
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015....
Israel warns citizens against visiting Egypt's Sinai
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has issued a severe travel warning to its citizens advising against visiting Egypt's Sinai Peninsula....
Egypt sentences 56 in migrant boat disaster case to prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court sentenced 56 defendants Sunday in the case of a boat carrying migrants that capsized off the coastal city of Rosetta in September, killing more than 200 people....
Roadside bomb, sniper kill 4 policemen in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- A pair of attacks by suspected Islamic militants on Saturday killed four policemen and injured six others in the turbulent north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to security officials, bringing to 16 the number of policemen and soldiers known to have been slain in the area in three days....