- A look at Mali's Islamic extremist groups Updated: Nov-23-15 12:03 pm
The competing claims by the Macina Liberation Front and Al-Mourabitoun to have carried out Friday's attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako highlight the number of militant Islamic groups flourishing in Mali, a country with a weak central government and vast ungoverned spaces.
- Official: Suicide bomb kills 9 in north Cameroon town Updated: Nov-21-15 12:48 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A local official in northern Cameroon says at least nine people were killed and dozens injured when suspected Boko Haram militants carried out a suicide attack on a town bordering Nigeria.
- Ivory Coast, Ghana, Egypt progress in WCup qualifying Updated: Nov-17-15 4:13 pm
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Egypt, and Cameroon had few problems in progressing to the final round of World Cup qualifying in Africa on Tuesday.
- Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has kidney transplant Updated: Nov-13-15 12:19 pm
ZURICH - Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has had successful surgery for a kidney transplant, the governing body said Friday.