Voice of America

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 07:14
The United States should not make a hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan as it did in Iraq, and instead should keep current troop levels through 2017, a newly elected influential Republican senator said Thursday.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 06:40
Some analysts say Chadian troops may be the region's best hope to turn the tide against Boko Haram, but others are more cautious. The issue has become a hot topic as African leaders prepare to set-up a 7,500 troop regional force to fight the militants.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 06:22
Hundreds of Chadian ground troops entered northeastern Nigeria Tuesday as part of a growing regional offensive against Boko Haram insurgents.
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 12:42
Despite continued harassment and threats from Azerbaijan officials, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalists in Baku continue to work, the broadcaster's Azerbaijani service chief says.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 05:38
Kerrow has noticed that Kenya's neighbor to the north, Ethiopia, has had much more success preventing terrorism on its own soil – despite having a much longer border with Somalia and a longer history of military involvement in the country.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 06:00
Kenya needs more that military options to deal with the terrorist threat of al-Shabab, says a security specialist.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 06:10
Kenyan soldiers shot dead six suspected members of a separatist group who hacked an officer to death in an attack on barracks in the port city of Mombasa, police and military officials said on Sunday.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 05:53
Nigeria's military says it killed the man who has been posing as the head of Boko Haram and has pushed back the militants’ advance on the Borno state capital in the northeast. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday that the country will "triumph over terrorism.”
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 05:37
Ugandan authorities have foiled a planned imminent attack by the Somali militant Islamist terror group al-Shabab, the U.S. Embassy in Uganda said Saturday.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 06:22
U.S. military officials say the body of a young male stowaway was found in the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany after a routine mission in Africa.