UN experts say unrest threatens Burundi's fragile democracy
Opposition leaders say Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third straight term goes against both the constitution and a peace deal that ended a civil war in 2006.
More than 20,000 people are fleeing a police crackdown in Burundi
At least 7 people have so far been killed during protests against the president's effort to seek a third term.
UN slams 'dire conditions' at Libyan detention centers
Officials fear that the combination of rising temperatures, mosquitoes and poor ventilation could spread disease.
Africa isn't very happy with South Africa
A spate of xenophobic attacks has tarnished South Africa's image on the continent.
Dozens of troops killed in Boko Haram attack on Niger army
The exact number of casualties has yet to be determined.
The cost of Europe's failed migrant rescue policy: 1,694 lives and counting
Fewer rescue boats means more deaths.
Sierra Leone hunts Ebola quarantine escapees
The country has seen its rate of infection fall in the last few months.
Placing a dollar figure on health, following Ebola
GroundTruth fellow Caelainn Hogan traveled to Washington to see how financial leaders are internalizing the lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
Mediterranean migrant deaths soar in 2015
There have been 1,300 deaths in April alone, making it the deadliest month on record.
These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
IS video shows purported executions of Ethiopian Christians in Libya
On a 29-minute video, a masked fighter in black brandishing a pistol makes a statement threatening Christians if they do not convert to Islam.
700 Liberian Ebola workers protest for hazard pay
'We took risks so we deserve our benefits,' demonstrators chanted.
As the Middle East’s newest democracy, Tunisia can take economic lessons from Turkey
Commentary: After the Arab Spring, Tunisia has moved swiftly toward democracy, but its economic growth lags.
A rare and surprising moment of legal accountability in Chad serves notice across Africa
Commentary: Convictions for torture and murder are seen as ‘remarkable victory’ for victims in an unstable country.
More than 170 migrants rescued off Tunisia
The Italian coastguard said it helped close to 3,000 people stranded in the Mediterranean over the weekend.
Chad army says 71 soldiers killed fighting Boko Haram
And 416 have been wounded in less than three months of combat.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
Sierra Leone lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected Ebola cases
Blood test results should be available by Wednesday.
Thousands of Tunisians, leaders march after Bardo attack
Tunisia's prime minister told reporters a raid in the southern Gafsa region killed nine militants, including Algerian Lokman Abu Sakhr, suspected of orchestrating the museum attack.
North Africa jihadi front spreads to Arab Spring cradle Tunisia
Libyan and Tunisian jihadists have streamed to the ranks of Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria and Iraq.
Tunisia arrests suspected militants after museum attack
Hundreds of Tunisians gathered for a mass in Tunis on Saturday, lighting candles to remember the victims of the Bardo museum attack.
The familiar roots of Tunisia's terror problem
Analysis: Despite all the progress Tunisia has made since its revolution, its economy continues to struggle. That and some difficult neighbors is a dangerous mix.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Tunisian museum attack
Officials did not confirm the claim. Twenty foreign tourists died in the attack, as well as three Tunisians.
Gunmen storm Tunisia museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians
Visitors from Italy, Germany, Poland and Spain were among the dead in the noon assault on Bardo museum inside the heavily guarded parliament compound in central Tunis.
Chad, Niger troops free 2 Nigerian towns from Boko Haram's grip
Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Benin have mobilized forces to help Nigeria defeat the group after it seized swathes of territory and launched cross-border attacks.
Austria says Islamic State militants have kidnapped foreigners in Libya
'We know that they were not injured when they were transported away from the al-Ghani oilfield,' Austrian foreign ministry spokesman said.
Liberia's Ebola hunters are trying to strike a death blow to the epidemic
In the first phase, Ebola came to them. Now, to finish off the epidemic, they have to go out and find it.
Five killed in Mali nightclub attack
The attack in Bamako was the first suspected attack targeting Westerners in a city braced for jihadist violence since 2012.
Peace talks collapse. South Sudan conflict that's killed 10,000 continues
Diplomats in Addis Ababa said the latest round of talks was held up by disagreement over the structure of any future government.
Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability 6 months after coup attempt
Lesotho has been on a political knife-edge since August after soldiers occupied the country's police headquarters and encircled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's residence.
Al Shabaab attacks hotel in Mogadishu, killing at least 6
Deputy PM Mohamed Omar Arte and Transport Minister Ali Ahmed Jamac were among those wounded, along with at least one lawmaker, a police captain said.