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Car bomb kills 2 in Mali, 3rd extremist attack in 3...

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A suicide car bomb aimed at a patrol of French soldiers has killed two civilians Sunday in Gao in northern...

Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that...

Chad gets 6 rhinos nearly 50 years after losing the species

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) - Six critically endangered black rhinos are being transported from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the...

US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

AGADEZ, Niger (AP) - On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the...

Guinea worm disease transmission stopped in South Sudan

ATLANTA (AP) - South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation's health minister said Wednesday,...

Tillerson says Chad could be removed from visa restrictions

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is hopeful that Chad could be removed from the Trump administration's travel...

Tillerson promoting US-Africa relations, and damage control

WASHINGTON (AP) - As far as Africa's concerned, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do.President Donald...

Tillerson says China ‘encourages dependency’ in Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that China's approach to development in Africa "encourages dependency" that undermines its sovereignty as...

Donors pledge $510 million to West Africa’s Sahel region

BRUSSELS (AP) - International donors on Friday pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of...

EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror force

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union pledged an additional 50 million euros ($61 million) to a joint counterterror force in West Africa's vast Sahel...