AMIZMIZ, Morocco (AP) — With their arms around each other, three boys walked through the streets of their town at the foot of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains.
Authorities in northwestern Congo say torrential rain has caused a landslide that killed at least 17 people overnight.
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a controversial South African politician and traditional minister of the Zulu nation, has been laid to rest after dying at the age of 95 this week.
The heat is about to be turned up on fossil fuels, the United States and President Joe Biden. The United Nations and the city that hosts it are focusing this upcoming week on climate change and the burning of coal, oil and natural gas that causes it.
Libya’s top prosecutor says he has opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city.
An Egyptian court has sentenced a fierce government critic to six months in prison over charges that stemmed from an online spat with a former minister.
Kenya’s president is wooing American tech companies, promising a business-friendly environment — even though he has raised taxes on businesses at home.
An Egyptian village is mourning dozens of its men killed in the horrific floodwaters that tore through the city of Derna in neighboring Libya.
Barry Steenkamp, the father of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman who was fatally shot by Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius, has died. He was 80.
France is sending military forces to distribute water on the French Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte.
Power is getting restored in Nigeria after the country’s electricity distribution companies reported a 10-hour nationwide power outage.
Moroccan families whose homes were destroyed by last week’s earthquake face difficult decisions about whether to relocate.
The wall of water several stories high smashed into apartment buildings, drowning entire families in minutes.
The top Air Force commander for Europe and Africa says the U.S. military has resumed counterterrorism missions in Niger, flying drones and other aircraft out of Niger air bases more than a month after a coup temporarily halted all those activities there.
The U.N. special envoy for Sudan who was declared unwelcome by the country’s military government in June has resigned.
Rwanda’s atomic energy board says it has signed a deal with a Canadian-German company to build its first small-scale nuclear reactor to test what the company claims is a new approach for nuclear fission.
Moroccan rescuers have been joined by crews from Spain, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar as they dig through rubble for bodies still buried in devastated communities in the Atlas Mountains.
Authorities in Mali say at least 10 government soldiers were killed Tuesday during an attack by armed groups, as the country grapples with ongoing deadly violence in the hard-hit region.
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI is showing solidarity with his suffering nation as it counts the dead from a powerful earthquake, visiting some of the injured at a hospital in Marrakech, not far from the epicenter.
Newly reelected Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn in a new Cabinet that includes one of his sons and one of his nephews.
Tanzania’s opposition leader Tundu Lissu was briefly arrested before being released on bail by the police who accused him of unlawful assembly and obstructing police officers.
Sudan’s military chief has traveled to Eritrea for a meeting with President Isaias Afwerki, the general’s latest international trip since fighting broke out between his army and a rival paramilitary force in mid-April.
The death toll in the boat accident in north-central Nigeria’s Niger State has risen to 28 and communities have mobilized in support of an intensified search for dozens still missing after the passenger boat capsized.
The head of one of Libya’s rival governments says flooding that swept through the eastern parts of the north African nation has left as many as 2,000 people feared dead.
An earthquake has sown destruction and devastation in Morocco. The death and injury counts continue to rise as rescue crews dig out people both alive and dead in villages that were reduced to rubble.
Niger’s new military leaders have accused France of amassing forces for a possible military intervention in the country following the coup in July.
Residents and authorities in a town in Somalia say an airstrike has caused several casualties that include children, while three members of an al-Qaida-linked extremist group were killed.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the death of controversial South African politician and traditional minister of the Zulu ethnic group Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi at the age of 95.
Two decades ago, the U.S. government created what’s described as the largest commitment by any nation in history to combat a single disease, AIDS.
A helicopter has crashed off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, killing one pilot while another remains missing.
Sept. 1-7, 2023

The first African Climate Summit opened with heads of state and others discussing a global issue that affects the continent the most, even though its countries contribute to it the least.
The United Nations says in a report that the U.N. goal of achieving gender equality by 2030 is impossible to achieve because of deeply rooted biases against women around the world in heath, education, employment and the halls of power.
A military camp in Mali’s restive north has been attacked a day after two separate assaults by al-Qaida-linked insurgents killed 49 civilians and 15 government soldiers.
Gabon’s junta has freed the country’s deposed president on health grounds and appointed a new prime minister.
Sudan’s state media say the country’s army chief has traveled to Qatar for talk’s with the emir. The visit is Gen.