Apr 23, 2014 — Prompted by calls for violence on the radio, South Sudanese rebels have slaughtered hundreds of civilians. As Donatella Rovera of Amnesty International explains, details are just starting to emerge.
Apr 23, 2014 — The U.N. reports that hundreds of civilians were hunted down and killed. NPR's Gregory Warner explains the roots of the conflict in a nation that's not yet 3 years old.
Apr 23, 2014 — Ten years ago, Bisi Alimi came out on national television in Nigeria. He says the move alienated him from his family and forced him out of the country.
Apr 22, 2014 — As the search continues for the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, the exact number of those still missing is in dispute. Michelle Faul, Nigeria bureau chief for the Associated Press, explains more.
Apr 22, 2014 — The oil and natural gas that Egypt depends on for power generation is heavily subsidized. But the state doesn't want to raise prices and anger a population already frustrated by political uncertainty.
Apr 21, 2014 — The U.N. Mission in South Sudan says it has confirmed the killings of more than 400 people who were singled out for their ethnicity after rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu.
Apr 21, 2014 — Accounts have varied widely about what has happened to girls and young women presumed kidnapped by Islamist extremists. Authorities say 85 are unaccounted for. Families say the number is much higher.
Apr 21, 2014 — Four years ago, hundreds of children died, exposed to lead dust that was everywhere, created in a rush to process ore for gold. Nigeria is finding its own path to curb that dust — and save kids.
Apr 20, 2014 — An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Allard Blom of the World Wildlife Fund.
Apr 19, 2014 — A polio outbreak in Cameroon has spread to Equatorial Guinea and threatens to move throughout Central Africa. Before the outbreak, Equatorial Guinea had been free of polio for nearly 15 years.