Nigeria has declared a ‘national disaster’ following severe floods that have left at least 100 people dead in several states across the country, officials say.
A female aid worker abducted in Nigeria’s troubled northeast region has been killed, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday.
Two sisters have died in Somalia from complications that arose after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), according to anti-FGM campaigner, Hawa Aden Mohamed.
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is being laid to rest Thursday in his home country of Ghana.
Liberia president George Weah made a surprise return to football on Tuesday — playing for his country in a 2-1 defeat to Nigeria.
Zimbabwe’s government has declared a state of emergency in the capital Harare after 20 people of cholera.
Robert Mugabe is no longer Zimbabwe’s president, yet his name and presence still dominate news and conversations in the country.
In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal’s capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot.
Police in Sudan have rescued 94 people, mostly children, from criminal human trafficking networks in the country, Interpol has said.
A Chinese man caught on video making racist remarks about Kenyans has been deported from the country, Kenya’s immigration department said Thursday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is condemning a court ruling banning him from running in the country’s presidential election.
The US Embassy in Cairo warned American citizens to avoid the Embassy on Tuesday amid reports of a security incident.
Ugandan politician Bobi Wine posted a statement on Facebook Monday detailing physical abuse he says he suffered at the hands of the military.
In one corner is Bobi Wine, the charismatic and wildly popular musician, affectionately known in Uganda as ‘the Ghetto President.’
In Namibian waters off the west coast of Southern Africa, enormous mining vessels suck diamonds from the seabed.
A car bombing on Sunday morning in Mogadishu, Somalia, has left at least six people dead and 15 others wounded, according to a city official.
With his unruly mop of white-blond hair and bumbling personality, Boris Johnson is not exactly a forgettable figure.
After years of militant and military control, the Somali national stadium in Mogadishu will return to a place for sports.
Lone Dapchi schoolgirl in Boko Haram captivity begs for her freedom
South Africa’s top diplomat has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s remarks about white farmers in her country’s land reform process, saying it reflects “right-wing ideology.”
Zimbabwe’s constitutional court has upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in the July 30th presidential election.