Gabon's disputed presidential election is getting a recount after weeks of unrest
The decision came in response to a case filed by opposition candidate Jean Ping and follows weeks of opposition demonstrations and international pressure
Suspected Al Shabaab recruiter kills four police officers after arrest in Kenya
The alleged militant was arrested this week and taken to a police station near the Kenyan border with Uganda, where he grabbed a gun from a guard and opened fire.
Somalia's Security Forces Bring Deadly Hotel Attack to An End in Mogadishu
The al Qaeda affiliated Islamist militant group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the car bombing and hours-long siege at Hotel Ambassador, which left at least 16 people dead.
Foreign Soldiers Reportedly Attacked an al-Shabaab Base in Somalia, Days After US Airstrikes
Reports of the early morning incident came from both al Shabaab and a Somali official saying foreign soldiers from an unnamed country traveled by helicopters and landed near the militant's base 30 miles outside Mogadishu.
Journalist Turned al Shabaab Commander Sentenced to Death in Somalia for Murdering Reporters
Hassan Hanafi, a 30-year-old former media officer for the militant group, was sentenced on Thursday for the murder of six journalists in the East African country.
Skepticism Greets Decision to Send Human Rights and Military Observers Into Burundi
President Pierre Nkurunziza has finally agreed to let the international community intervene in Burundi's crisis, but regional experts and members of the political opposition have expressed their doubts.