Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims
The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday gave a preview of a summit he will hold with African leaders next week
A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Monday
A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supports the global initiative to wipe out polio, which includes a campaign in Nigeria
Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian official
Zimbabwe held its first public interviews on Tuesday to fill vacancies at the Supreme Court, taking a step towards complying with a new law that eventually could weaken President Robert Mugabe's tight grip on the country.