US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent …

US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent …

Algeria Marks One-year Anniversary of Anti-government Protests

PARIS – Algeria is marking the one-year anniversary this week of its massive popular uprising pretty much the way it started with more street protests and a sense that demands for fundamental political change remain …

Europe Mulls Forceful Presence in Conflict-torn Sahel

PARIS – The European Union is being urged to become more militarily involved in Africa’s Sahel region amid a possible drawdown of U.S. troops and a fast-growing Islamist insurgency.

Fallout from escalating unrest in the …

Kiir Blames Envoys for Lack of Deal on South Sudanese States

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has accused several foreign envoys of bias against his government, as the envoys try to help Kiir and the opposition strike a deal on the …

Kiir Blames Envoys for Lack of Deal on South Sudanese States

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has accused several foreign envoys of bias against his government, as the envoys try to help Kiir and the opposition strike a deal on the …

Rights Groups Demand End to Kenyan Police Extrajudicial Killings

NAIROBI – Kenyan police killed 107 people last year, according to a report released Friday from a coalition of Kenyan human rights groups.

Most of those killed were young men from slum areas, also called …

Rights Groups Demand End to Kenyan Police Extrajudicial Killings

NAIROBI – Kenyan police killed 107 people last year, according to a report released Friday from a coalition of Kenyan human rights groups.

Most of those killed were young men from slum areas, also called …

South African Presidents Speech Upstaged Again by Opposition Protest, Walkout

JOHANNESBURG – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa barely got out the first sentence of his annual State of the Nation Address before the inevitable happened: commotion in the gallery, led by the Economic Freedom Fighters.…