Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane accuses his country's army of attempting a coup against him, but the military denies seeking to oust him.
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
A car bomb Monday targeting a military academy in Libya's restive eastern city of Benghazi killed at least five soldiers and wounded more than 10, military and hospital sources said.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday when they attacked secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend as his trial opened with a shocking witness testimony
KAMPALA - Agence France-Presse
A Ugandan newspaper listed 200 people it accused of being gay, a day after the president called homosexuals 'mercenaries' and signing one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws
NAIROBI - Agence France-Presse
War crimes have been committed by all sides in conflict-wracked South Sudan, Human Rights Watch said
MAIDUGURI – The Associated Press
At least 35 people were killed following two explosions in a crowded neighbourhood of Nigeria's restless northeastern city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, police said Sunday.
KANO - Agence France-Presse
At least 100 people were killed in the religiously divided centre of Nigeria this weekend as tensions between Muslim-dominated herdsmen and mostly Christian farmers again turned deadly.
A South African judge ruled Tuesday that most of Oscar Pistorius's trial for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend can be broadcast live, but not the Paralympian's own testimony.
Kenya's parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want.
ENTEBBE - Agence France-Presse
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life, defying international pressure and criticism
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