Thousands Missing in Nigeria After a Decade of Conflict

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – About five years ago, Abdulhamid Bala narrowly escaped a brutal attack after the armed Islamist group known as Boko Haram invaded the remote community of Gwoza where …

Third US Strike in Libya Targets Islamic State Terror Group

A U.S. airstrike Thursday in Libya has killed 17 Islamic State fighters, according to U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).

The statement from AFRICOM confirmed earlier reporting by VOA that a counter-IS …

South Africans March Again in Outcry Over Rapes, Murders

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA Hundreds of South African government employees have rallied in the capital in the latest outcry against the country’s high rates of rape and murder of women and …

Rwanda Receives First Group of Refugees From Libya, Including Baby Born in Detention

KIGALI Rwanda has received 66 asylum-seekers that were being held in a Libyan detention center, the first of a group of 500 to be sent there under a new agreement …

Prince Harry Walks Through Angola Mine Field, Echoing Diana

JOHANNESBURG A body armor-wearing Prince Harry on Friday followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, whose walk through an active mine field in Angola years ago helped …