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08/20/2018 11:22 AM
Social media movement prompts government action on Nigeria's anti-robbery squad
For more than a quarter of a century, Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)-- has taken the lead on the country's most serious crimes — armed robbery, kidnapping, assault, and murder.

08/18/2018 07:33 PM
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dead at age 80
Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, a UN agency confirmed Saturday.

08/17/2018 04:47 PM
44 dead in Congo Ebola outbreak
There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Friday.

08/13/2018 11:16 AM
Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya
A hippopotamus attacked and killed a Chinese tourist in Kenya over the weekend, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said in a tweet Sunday.

08/15/2018 03:11 PM
Ethiopian Airlines bids to run Nigeria's new national carrier
Ethiopian Airlines is the frontrunner to manage Nigeria's new national carrier, its chief executive has announced.

08/10/2018 05:55 PM
Censorship board brands 'This is Nigeria' lyrics vulgar
A Nigerian radio station has been fined for broadcasting "vulgar lyrics" in Nigerian rapper Falz 'This is Nigeria' viral hit song.

08/09/2018 05:13 PM
South African student kills herself after alleged rape
The death of a 23-year-old student, who killed herself two months after she alleged she was raped has renewed anger over sexual violence against women in South Africa.

08/10/2018 12:01 PM
Ugandan lawmaker dismantles community boreholes after losing election
A disgruntled politician who suffered a significant defeat in Uganda's parliamentary elections has reacted by removing boreholes he commissioned while in office.

08/08/2018 07:57 PM
Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not seek election for a third term, his spokesman announced Wednesday.

08/08/2018 12:30 PM
Kenya's former 400m hurdles world champion dies after car crash
Kenya's former 400m hurdles world champion, Nicholas Bett has died after a car crash Wednesday.

08/07/2018 05:55 PM
Nigeria's intelligence chief fired over parliamentary blockade
Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osinbajo has fired the head of the country's intelligence agency, according to Osinbajo's aide, after masked security men prevented lawmakers and staff from entering the country's parliament earlier in the day.

08/17/2018 03:46 PM
Marie Goretti Amurere is raising dozens of orphans in Rwanda

08/15/2018 05:25 AM
How Daphne Sheldrick changed the fate of elephants worldwide
For the first two years of life, a baby elephant needs about 42 gallons of its mother's milk to survive each week. For orphaned elephants that lose their parents to poaching or drought, figuring out how to fulfill his daily necessity is the difference between life or death.

08/03/2018 03:51 PM
A mother's impossible choice: risk rape to feed your family, or starve

07/31/2018 04:05 PM
Nigeria's female DJs spinning against stereotypes
Men have long dominated Nigeria's DJ scene. However, a new breed of highly successful female DJs are challenging the status quo, attracting legions of fans and changing perceptions both at home and abroad.

01/22/2018 03:34 PM
Kenyan drummer breaking a centuries-old taboo

08/20/2018 12:25 PM
Fatima Nasser is empowering women with her food delivery app in Libya
21-year-old Libyan, Fatima Nasser, is on a mission to empower women and boost the struggling local economy with her food delivery app Yummy.

08/18/2018 08:57 PM
Kofi Annan: A career of triumphs and tribulations in Africa
Kofi Annan has been described as one of "Africa's foremost son," as well as "a tall Iroko tree," whose achievement as the first black African to lead the UN is a source of pride to many on the continent.

08/20/2018 02:46 AM
Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh is changing her country's narrative
Looking at Aida Muluneh's work, it's clear where her passion lies: Ethiopia.

08/17/2018 02:51 PM
Nigerian girls win contest for app that spots fake drugs
Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five teenagers who have just won a major tech award in California.

08/17/2018 05:42 AM
Sierra Leone mudslides survivors struggle to rebuild their lives a year after
One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling to afford meals and decent accommodation.

08/10/2018 12:10 PM
Peter Ouko is transforming prisoners' lives in Kenya
When Peter Ouko was sentenced to death for murder 20 years ago, he was sent to Kenya's Kamiti maximum security prison, notorious for being one of the worst jails in the world.

07/30/2018 01:17 PM
Inside Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past
Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with Europe.

08/09/2018 04:29 PM
From Tanzania to Botswana, Africa is home to beautiful national parks
For many, Africa is safari. But it's a big continent. Here's where to find the most outstanding trips.

04/03/2018 11:21 AM
Nigeria's groundbreaking, hyperrealist artist

05/23/2018 05:32 PM
'Sex for grades' scandal in Nigeria

05/10/2018 08:23 PM
Report details failures in Niger mission
The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S. troops.

04/30/2018 07:16 PM
Trump on immigration rhetoric: No need to apologize
President Trump holds a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, and addresses questions on his immigration rhetoric.

04/23/2018 10:03 AM
Kenya's vinyl revival
Inside a record store in Kenyatta Market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for East African music gems. At stall 570, vinyl culture is thriving.


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