Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Nigeria - Africa's most populous country - was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of the deadly disease.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
Under pummelling cross-examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday that he had "no reason" to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp,
LAGOS - Agence France-Presse
More than 1,000 people have been killed so far this year in three states in northeastern Nigeria worst hit by Boko Haram violence, according to the country's main relief organisation.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
Sudan has expelled the head of a United Nations agency in the country and accused her of interfering in domestic affairs, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
KOLEA - Agence France-Presse
A string of white pearls around her neck, her hair tied in a bun, Louisa Hanoune, the only woman running for Algeria's presidency, holds out her palms and declares: "I have clean hands".
ROME - Agence France-Presse
The crisis in the strife-torn Central African Republic has left 1.6 million people -- a third of the population -- in urgent need of food, the United Nations said Monday.
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Two foreign U.N. workers were shot dead at an airport in Galkayo, central Somalia, officials and witnesses said
KIGALI - Agence France-Presse
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that the world body was still wracked by shame over its failure to act against the genocide in Rwanda 20 years ago.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi's son Saadi has asked Libyans for forgiveness in an interview released by prison authorities three weeks after his extradition from neighbouring Niger.
Rwanda holds solemn commemorations for the 20th anniversary of the genocide in which 800,000 died, overshadowed by renewed claims France was complicit in the killings
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey considers sending troops to join the EU mission forces in the Central African Republic, while the aproval of such a contribution is not likely before the local polls
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