Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Libyan rescuers have recovered the bodies of around 170 people after a boat carrying illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa sank at sea last week, a coast guard official said
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.
PRETORIA - Agence France-Presse
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
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.
KAMPALA - Agence France-Presse
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is to sign into law a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life, despite international pressure, a government spokesman said Monday.
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
BRUSSELS – Anadolu Agency
Turkey is set to consider a request by the EU to deploy troops to the Central African Republic as part of a union-wide effort to halt ethnic strife in the country
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.
MOGADISHU - Reuters
Seven people were killed when a car bomb exploded near the entrance of Mogadishu's heavily guarded international airport where many foreign diplomats are based
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