Boko Haram fighters have been driven from a sprawling area in northern Nigeria, averting a disaster.
Tunisia is aiming to restore faith in its tourism sector by reopening the National Bardo Museum.
The only time June Steenkamp talked to her daughter's killer, Oscar Pistorious, was to warn him to protect her daughter.
This team isn't looking for infected people. They're trying to find out where Ebola hides between human epidemics.
Soldiers liberating a Nigerian town from Boko Haram have found scores of bodies dumped under a bridge.
Two cruise lines suspended visits to Tunisia on Thursday after 17 passengers from their ships were killed.
Tunisia to deploy army to major cities after 20 foreign tourists were shot dead in an attack on a museum.
Officials, families and media reports have named some of the 20 foreign tourists killed in the Tunis museum attack.
One of the two gunmen who killed 19 at a Tunisian museum was known to intelligence services.
Gunmen in military uniforms have stormed Tunisia's national museum, killing 20 people including 17 foreign tourists.
Cameroon Col. Jacob Kodji said forces from his country attacked Boko Haram militants.
Militants from the Islamic State affiliate in Libya kidnapped four nurses from the Philippines in broad daylight.
"We are very surprised by his rapid recovery," surgeons say after the man regained all functions in the transplanted organ.
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers failed to stop prosecutors from appealing the double-amputee athlete's negligent killing conviction.
African armies joining forces to fight the rampant Boko Haram militants look set for a new offensive.
Islamic State has accepted a pledge of allegiance from feared Nigerian jihadist organisation Boko Haram.
Humans have looked to a variety of animals to help detect explosives.
Armed with a sharp sense of smell, dogs have a long history of detecting explosives for their human handlers.
A bomb wounded 25 Egyptian policemen in the Sinai peninsula.
Celeste Nurse only spent two days with her new daughter before the little girl was snatched out of her hospital crib while Ms Nurse slept beside her.
Celeste Nurse was dozing in the hospital, recovering from a C-section, when her baby was snatched from her arms.
Last week, stuff.co.nz published an article regarding NZ businessman Stephen Jennings, and his business activities in Kenya and Russia.
By pledging allegiance to IS, Nigeria's home-grown militants have severed ties to al-Qaida
A series of bombings killed one person and injured nine in Egypt's second city of Alexandria
Three killed after militants attack barracks used by a United Nations force in northern Mali.
Video of female tourist getting naked and performing sex acts is being investigated in Egypt.
Militants killed five people including a French citizen and a Belgian citizen in a gun attack on a restaurant in the capital of Mali.
Missing Commonwealth Games athlete found in London having skipped flight home after seeing family members dying on TV.
The U.S. Embassy in South Africa said it had no comment. The CIA also declined to comment.
More cases of Ebola have been found in Guinea and Sierra Leone, says the World Health Organisation.