Joel Embiid’s career has been dizzying. In three short years, he moved from playing amateur basketball in Cameroon to the NBA.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims that he died and was replaced by a clone, calling the speculation “ignorant rumors.”
Cue the “Indiana Jones” theme tune: there’s been another impressive archeological discovery in Egypt — and this time it’s mummies.
Six people have been arrested after a teenage boy died in an adulthood initiation ritual that went wrong in Kenya.
Nigerian pop star Davido has been named Artist of the Year at this year’s AFRIMA awards.
Egyptian authorities for the first time on Saturday opened the sarcophagus of a mummified woman dating back 3,000 years.
Clean needles and condoms are offered at this drop-in clinic. It is the first in West Africa running a free opioid substitution service.
American reality TV star Blac Chyna is facing a social media backlash after announcing plans to sell a skin-lightening cream.
Around 80 rescued migrants have been forced off a cargo ship after it docked at a Libya port following an eleven-day standoff.
Facebook has come under fire for a “barbaric use of technology” that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its site.
Nigerians are paying tribute to popular radio presenter and entertainer Tosyn Bucknor, who has died aged 37.
South Africa is locked in a controversial debate about land redistribution to try and right historical injustices.
A former university professor caught on tape allegedly demanding sex from a female student has been charged to court.
After almost two decades of decline, malaria cases have significantly risen in 13 countries, prompting concern that much more is needed to combat the epidemic.
A nurse in Malawi has been suspended after her selfie in a labor ward showing a naked pregnant woman in the background surfaced online.
Its proponents say it will help unlock economic potential; critics say it could lead to ruin in Africa’s most advanced economy.
Nigerian hip-hop star Falz the Bahd Guy explains how the popularity of afrobeats is helping to reconstruct ideas about the country’s culture.
The UN Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift 9-year-old sanctions against Eritrea that imposed travel bans, asset freezes and an arms embargo.
At 70, Prince Charles demonstrates with his recent tour of West Africa that he has no intentions of slowing down.
The death toll from three car bombs detonated near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia has risen to 52 people, hospital officials told CNN Monday.
If you’re making online payments to or from Nigeria, the chances are that a local startup, Paystack is helping you spend your money.
A new study may hold the key to saving the northern white rhino’s rapid descent into extinction.
In the heart of a Kampala slum, there exists a world of zombies, cannibals, and kung fu. Welcome to Wakaliwood, Uganda’s action movie industry.
At least 15 people have died in Nigeria’s northeast in a spate of attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants, according to residents and local officials.
Could this camel be sick or malnourished?
The world’s largest producer of the green stones has unearthed a 5,655-carat emerald crystal at its mines in Zambia.
More than 60 percent of Nigeria’s population of 190 million people is aged below 25.
Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome submitted a letter of resignation on Wednesday to the country’s parliament, according to state media reports.