Obama: Africa's 'Big Men' should quit when time is up

/ Jul 29, 2015

Obama: Africa's 'Big Men' should quit when time is up

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent's "Big Men," telling them they should quit when their time was up — especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining ...

Suicide bomb hits Niger border town after Boko Haram attack

Feb 9, 2015

Suicide bomb hits Niger border town after Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram staged an overnight assault on a border town in Niger and a suicide bomber detonated explosives near a market in the same town a few hours later, witnesses said Sunday, in a sign the extremists' offensive against the West African nation was ...

International force mulled to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria

Jan 16, 2015

International force mulled to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria

As Islamic militants from Boko Haram step up attacks in Nigeria that have led to the slaughter of more civilians, there is increasing talk that international military action, possibly including a multinational force, may be needed to help crush the insurgency in Africa's most ...