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01/22/2018 02:33 PM
George Weah takes over from Africa's first female president
Football star George Weah was sworn in as President of Liberia Monday, in the country's first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years.

12/29/2017 06:49 AM
Scoring a victory in presidential runoff
Former soccer star George Weah scored a victory in Liberia's presidential runoff. CNN's Patrick Snell has more.

12/29/2017 02:44 AM
Who is George Weah?
Former soccer star George Weah has scored a victory over incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in Liberia's presidential runoff.

01/18/2018 04:34 PM
4 foreign nationals held at gunpoint in Nigeria
Two American and two Canadian citizens have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna, a state in Northern Nigeria, a spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police told CNN.

01/19/2018 03:27 PM
Rape in DRC: A war on women's bodies
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.

01/20/2018 10:27 AM
Trump and Africa: a missed opportunity?
Let's get this out of the way first: It's a bit of a misnomer to talk about "Africa" as a single entity.

01/15/2018 07:51 PM
Pretoria to protest US President's 'shithole' remarks
South Africa will issue a diplomatic protest to the United States Monday over US President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comments, according to its foreign ministry.

01/13/2018 03:52 PM
African countries demand Trump apology
The African Union, a group representing the continent's countries, issued a blistering statement demanding that President Donald Trump retract and apologize for comments referring to African nations as "shitholes."

01/18/2018 02:16 PM
Zimbabwe to hold elections in 'four to five months'
Zimbabwe will hold general elections in four to five months, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said, as the country enters a new era after the fall of strongman Robert Mugabe last year.

01/15/2018 11:08 AM
Couple wed week after FB meeting
It was a day before New Year's Eve, and Nigerian furniture maker Chidimma Amedu was determined to find a wife.

01/14/2018 12:13 PM
Tunisia plans reforms in wake of protests
Tunisia has announced a raft of social reforms following anti-austerity protests which broke out across the North African country earlier this month.

01/17/2018 07:42 PM
Nigeria suicide blast leaves fatal casualties
Preliminary reports indicate at least 10 people were killed after four female suicide bombers detonated explosives in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency.

01/13/2018 12:30 PM
Global reactions to Trump's 'shithole' comments
Alta Fourie's home in Bloemfontein, South Africa, has a perfectly manicured garden, lots of big windows and a vibrant, red tile roof.

01/11/2018 01:10 PM
Why S Africa is laying welcome mat for Muslims


01/15/2018 02:20 PM
From rural Nigeria to MIT startup - with a Nokia
I'm a 19-year-old developer at an MIT-backed startup called dot Learn in Lagos, living in the bustle of Nigeria's largest city. But until recently my life was quite different.

01/22/2018 11:17 AM
How to cash in on social media
Social media is changing how the world works and nowhere is that more apparent than in one of the most populous cities in the world: Lagos.

01/19/2018 04:58 PM
Celebrating death in style: Ghana's fantasy coffins
It's a business that thrives on death, but a group of coffin makers in Ghana has made something quite remarkable out of it.

01/16/2018 10:44 AM
African 'smart cities:' A high-tech solution to overpopulated megacities?
By 2020, Africa is likely to be the fastest urbanizing continent in the world. It is currently the most rural -- only 40% of sub-Saharan Africa's population live in cities. Even the sprawling heartlands of Lagos, Kinshasa and Cairo, teeming with traffic, pollution, inadequate housing and public spaces, are in their relative infancy and destined for a growth spurt.

01/13/2018 08:04 PM
Formula E: Rosenqvist wins Marrakech ePrix
The Mahindra Racing driver stormed to the top the Formula E 2017/18 championship standings after snatching victory at Saturday's Marrakech ePrix.

11/15/2017 09:30 AM
Where lives are auctioned for $400


01/12/2018 11:49 AM
Essential places to visit in Johannesburg
Johannesburg has busily redefined itself over the past decade, breathing new life into old warehouses and derelict buildings, while slowly reclaiming sidewalk spaces for markets, cafes, and art galleries.

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

01/19/2018 03:52 AM
Peace Hyde the media maven of Ghana
Peace Hyde is using her public platform to create change in Ghana's capital city of Accra.

 

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