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10/22/2017 03:48 PM
Invitation rescinded amid outcry from right activists
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be one of the longest-serving leaders, but his stint as a goodwill ambassador was anything but.

10/22/2017 05:22 PM
Nikki Haley: Why Trump is sending me to Africa
President Trump wants to see what can be done about the violence, refugee and famine crisis in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nikki Haley writes.

10/24/2017 01:45 AM
What Chad has to do with Trump and Niger
Just how was it left to Nigerian troops, French helicopters and some contract aircraft to find and fetch the bodies of our heroic service members killed in Niger?

10/18/2017 09:13 PM
Kenya electoral official resigns before vote
A senior member of Kenya's electoral commission has resigned, saying the organization is "under siege" and cannot guarantee a credible presidential election next week.

10/19/2017 12:20 PM
Video shows woman raped, killed in public square in Congo
A seven-minute video showing a woman being beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was circulating on the messaging platform Whatsapp for months before being validated and published by France 24 last week.

10/18/2017 11:25 AM
Nigerian star campaigner takes on corruption
Hadiza Bala Usman shot to prominence as a leading figure of the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign, a driving force of what became a global movement to secure the return of 276 schoolgirls abducted by terror group Boko Haram.

10/18/2017 01:51 PM
Safe sex start-up offers HIV tests in disguise
Sexual health tests in Nigeria can be a harrowing ordeal.

10/16/2017 07:32 PM
Nigerians wondering why Zuma has a statue
South African President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria's Imo state on Friday and had a giant bronze statue unveiled in his honor.

10/17/2017 11:54 PM
Somalia car bombings kill at least 300
At least 300 people were confirmed dead after a double car bombing rocked Mogadishu on Saturday, making it the deadliest attack in Somalia's modern history.

10/16/2017 04:46 PM
57 dead in Madagascar outbreak
The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases.

10/10/2017 04:44 PM
Why Africa owes Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Joseph Boakai has served faithfully as deputy to Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for about 11 years.

10/13/2017 04:59 PM
Why Trump was wrong to lift Sudan sanctions
Lifting of sanctions against Sudan gives legitimacy to a regime with a long track record of human rights abuses and atrocities committed against its own people.

10/11/2017 04:26 PM
Beyonce voices freedom for girls campaign
Superstar Beyonce's hit song 'Freedom' has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,

10/23/2017 11:30 AM
Nigerian media mogul helped elect 3 presidents


10/20/2017 01:05 PM
The female playwrights risking their lives to fight homophobia in Africa
Tall and model-thin, Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile turns heads. She receives constant compliments but in her native Botswana, she is met with contempt and abuse -- simply for being openly transgender.

10/04/2017 03:50 PM
Is this 'miracle' grain the next quinoa?


10/14/2017 03:42 AM
The 'orphan' I adopted from Uganda had a family


10/12/2017 02:27 PM
Why Africa is the key to advancing human potential
Humans have done a poor job of equipping the majority of our seven billion peers to contribute meaningfully toward our collective future.

10/10/2017 01:48 PM
Egypt in first World Cup since 1990
Egypt manager Héctor Cúper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game.

08/28/2017 12:20 PM
The artist taking the Maasai to space
Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a spaceship, but for digital artist Jacque Njeri, the semi-nomadic nature of the tribe makes members the perfect candidates for space exploration.

10/05/2017 02:55 PM
Johannesburg gaining on Cape Town
Arriving at the Saxon Hotel requires a series of grand entrances: the imposing 20-foot gate through the high walls that separate the grounds from Johannesburg's suburban expanse; the meandering drive through the lush gardens; the foyer to the hotel with its enormous ostrich egg chandelier.

07/10/2017 10:35 AM
Seychelles: 115 islands vs climate change
Warmer waters and rising sea levels threaten the low-lying archipelago.

08/15/2017 03:40 PM
Recycled materials turned South African art
How artists outside Pretoria upcycled old items to create new decorative pieces for their township

04/07/2017 03:17 PM
The Nigerian inventor building a jet car
Meet the self-taught inventor building a car that runs on land, on sea and in the air.

06/27/2017 08:29 PM
Defining masculinity through dance
Kamogelo Molobye is using the art of movement to talk about social issues

06/27/2017 08:25 PM
How technology saved an abandoned baby rhino
An implanted microchip led rescuers to a lost, injured rhino just in time

06/12/2017 08:11 PM
African art arrives on the big stage
The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby's recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art

06/27/2017 05:49 PM
South African trains ride into the digital age
Public transportation could be changed forever with the implementation of a digital upgrade to South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency

06/16/2017 04:52 PM
Why Uganda may stop accepting hand-me-downs
Second hand clothing is a big part of the Ugandan economy, but a proposed ban on such imports may change that

10/03/2017 12:50 PM
Turning trash into chic wares

 

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