UN: December massacre in Congo left 535 people dead

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Intercommunal violence that left at 535 people dead in western Congo may…

Top US diplomat suggests taking Cameroon to global forum

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says perhaps it’s time to take…

Tennessee’s Grant Williams named AP SEC player of year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press’ Southeastern Conference player of…

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid some unrest

UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are going to the polls to choose governors in 29 of…

Response to Ebola in Congo hampered by violence, says group

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Health workers battling Ebola in eastern Congo are facing “a climate of…

More than 50 people missing after pipeline explodes, causes stampede in southern Nigeria, official says

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 50 people missing after pipeline explodes, causes stampede in southern…

50-plus people missing after pipeline explodes in Nigeria

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — A local official says more than 50 people are missing after a…

Kaput: Another embarrassing German government jet breakdown

BERLIN (AP) — Germany‘s foreign minister was stranded overnight in Mali after his plane was deemed…

Nigeria’s president is re-elected after delayed, bumpy vote

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president was declared the clear winner of a second term in…

Nigeria’s president is declared winner after bumpy vote

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president was declared the clear winner of a second term in…

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in Africa’s most populous country

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in…

Russia’s ex-cyber security chief gets 22-year sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday sentenced a senior Russian cyber intelligence official…

The Latest: Nigeria president’s camp claims he has won

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A spokesman…

Nigerian president’s campaign says they have numbers to win

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A spokesman for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari‘s campaign asserted Tuesday they have…

Nigerians start another day of waiting on election results

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Radios and WhatsApp groups pinged to life on Tuesday as anxious Nigerians…

Dramatics: Hearn’s jumper gives US 84-83 win over Argentina

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Reggie Hearn hit a long jumper from the right corner as time…

As Nigeria counts votes, observers criticize delays in poll

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s electoral commission on Monday began announcing official results from the country’s…

UK makes move to ban membership in Hezbollah

(AP) — The British government will make inciting support for Hezbollah a criminal offense as senior…

The Latest: Nigeria begins announcing presidential results

(AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Nigeria’s electoral commission has…

DAKAR, Senegal | Senegal president’s party say results show he won vote

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal’s prime minister claims that incumbent president Macky Sall has won re-election,…

YOLA, Nigeria | The Latest: Nigerian police arrest 128 over vote offenses

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — The latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Nigerian police…

BAMAKO, Mali | EU training mission comes under attack in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The European Union training mission that is working to boost the Malian…

KANO, Nigeria | Some polling units still open in Nigeria, day after voting

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Some polling stations remained open across Nigeria Sunday as votes were being…

YOLA, Nigeria | In Nigeria vote, armed vigilantes work to keep the peace

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of civilian volunteers who call themselves the Vigilante Group of Nigeria…

YOLA, Nigeria | Nigeria counts votes as nation awaits election outcome

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Vote counting continued Sunday as Nigerians awaited the outcome of a presidential…

DAKAR, Senegal | Senegal voters choose whether to give president another term

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese voters are choosing Sunday whether to give President Macky Sall a…

YOLA, Nigeria | In Nigeria, Boko Haram violence disenfranchises many voters

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Mariam Musa gestured with her hand toward her mouth, twisting her face…

CHICAGO | Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for staged attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help…

CHICAGO | The Latest: Lawyer call Smollett man of character, integrity

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:15…

CHICAGO | Case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed movie script

CHICAGO (AP) — As authorities laid out their case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, the narrative…