Voice of America

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 06:10
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House Monday and offered U.S. support in the fight against Boko Haram militants.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:50
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 45 people in northeastern Nigeria, the latest in a series of deadly attacks in the area.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 07:08
The U.N.’s head of peacekeeping, Hervé Ladsous, urged the Security Council on Wednesday to impose a comprehensive arms embargo on both the government and opposition in South Sudan.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 07:02
Witnesses said at least 3,000 Ethiopian troops have entered Somalia, reportedly for an attack on al-Shabab militants.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:24
Nigerian authorities have released 180 people who were arrested for alleged links to Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:20
Burundi’s ruling CNDD-FDD party has indicated it will conditionally accept the call by East African leaders to delay the July 15 presidential election two weeks to July 30.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 07:14
This is Ambassador Spratlen's first interview since she began her assignment in Uzbekistan in January 2015.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:31
The United States says it is suspending some security assistance to Burundi because of abuses committed by police during political protests and the government's decision to proceed with what the U.S. says were "flawed" parliamentary elections.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:36
The U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, has called on the government to deploy its police force more widely.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:26
The tiny nation of Lesotho is threatening to erupt into violence again, less than a year after one of its former leaders fled into exile in South Africa.