Voice of America

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 08:57
Al-Qaida's North African branch has reportedly claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Mali that killed at least four people.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 08:55
Four Ugandan soldiers accused of subversive activities, including plotting to overthrow President Yoweri Museveni’s government, are unlikely to receive a fair trial, according to their attorney, Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 08:54
Over the past week, Sudan has seen its most serious protests in almost three decades. Demonstrations over rising prices after the government decided to lift fuel subsidies have mutated into riots, and dozens of people have died. The streets have calmed, but analysts say that this could be a turning point for the ruling party and longtime President Omar al-Bashir.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:58
Parliamentary elections in Guinea on Saturday officially cap the mineral-rich West African country's return to civilian rule after a 2008 coup, but many fear that the vote could reignite violence that killed dozens of people earlier this year.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:44
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said rebels in Eastern Congo are carrying out "appalling" attacks against civilians. African heads of state met at the United Nations to discuss the conflict, which the United States said Rwanda is fueling by backing those rebels.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:43
Mali's newly-elected President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita called on Thursday for nations in the Sahara region to create a regional multilateral force that could intervene quickly to respond to the ongoing Islamist threat across the area.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:41
A spokesman for Uganda’s police says officials have bolstered security in all sensitive national installations in the wake of the Nairobi mall attack.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:39
World leaders meeting at the United Nations have been calling for a coordinated response to terrorist attacks in Africa following the deaths of at least 67 people in an attack by Somali militants in Kenya.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:36
Two human rights groups have called on the government of Sudan to halt violence against protesters in cities around the nation.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 08:31
Sudan is braced for more rioting Friday, while two human rights groups say they have confirmed at least 50 protesters were killed earlier this week after being shot in the chest or in the head.

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