China opened the second phase of its $5 billion railroad in Kenya, a major component of the international Belt and Road Initiative, on Thursday.
Around 50 percent of African children are not registered at birth and effectively stateless, often meaning they cannot access essential social services such as healthcare and education, according to recent figures obtained by the United Nations.
A Catholic priest in Kenya who had been missing for seven days after being kidnapped has been found dead with his throat slit and his body “cut” and buried in a shallow grave.
A Nigerian bishop said Wednesday that he is in favor of border walls because they protect the lives of citizens and allow for controlled, legal migration.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s administration announced on Thursday that it will resurrect a bill that punishes homosexuality with death.
The study was released on Wednesday, detailing abuse received by women in Nigeria, Ghana, Myanmar, and Guinea during childbirth.
Nigeria’s Premium Times reported Sunday on an October 3 attack on a military convoy by Boko Haram terrorists in which 11 soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded.
A pilot in South Africa is dead and one passenger is injured after their plane crashed into a home located in a residential neighborhood, police said Monday.
The Nigerian military announced the release of 25 children arrested in Boko Haram raids on Thursday.
The United States reopened its embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Wednesday nearly three decades after the country collapsed into a state of civil war.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari used his Independence Day address Tuesday to reiterate a call he made upon becoming president for Nigerians to abandon their “lawless habits,” and “exercise restraint” in complaining about politics.
Catholic leaders in Nigeria have decried the reigning state of unrest and violence in the country, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to step up to his responsibility of protecting Nigerian citizens.
The family of the former Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe successfully smuggled his body out of government custody before holding a low-key burial this weekend in his home town of Zvimba.
Police in Nigeria successfully raided an alleged “baby factory” outside the southern city of Lagos, rescuing 19 pregnant girls, local police announced on Sunday.
(AFP) — Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna have rescued more than 300 male students from an Islamic school where many had been tortured and sexually abused, a police spokesman said Friday.
“It is no exaggeration to say that the stability and civilian nature of Libya is a critical matter, not only for Libya’s stability but the region and the world,” Falez Mustafa Serraj, president of the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya, told the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi stressed the importance of developing “national ownership solutions” to regional issues in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday.
Authorities arrested more than 350 since protests in favor of the resignation of President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi accused of corruption began Friday, a Cairo-based non-governmental organization (NGO) reported.
A pregnant mother was reportedly stabbed to death as she slept near her family while on vacation at a resort in South Africa on Tuesday.
Pope Francis invited the faithful to reflect on Christian persecution this week, recalling the 21 Egyptian Christians whose throats were cut by Islamic State militants on a Libyan beach.
The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a mobile phone app to help contact tracers monitor cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the organization announced this week.
A mob of some 100 militants of the Islamic terror group Boko Haram raided and torched a Church in the far north of Cameroon, local media reported Wednesday.
China launched a workshop this week under its Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) aimed at promoting propaganda about its global infrastructure initiative among Latin American and African media personnel.
The Constitutional Court of South Africa upheld a previous ruling by a lower court on Wednesday that effectively outlawed spanking and the use of any physical punishment against children across the country.
The ruling far-left regime in Zimbabwe refused to confirm this week how much the construction of a mausoleum for late dictator Robert Mugabe will cost.
Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda wing in Somalia, carried out a wave of attacks over the weekend using heavy weapons to kill at least 17 people in the East African country.
Forces loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar on Monday launched airstrikes on the coastal city of Sirte currently held by the internationally recognized government, expanding the conflict beyond the capital of Tripoli.
The president of the war-torn Central African Republic warned Sunday that stability in Europe is conditioned upon stability in Africa because “everything is connected.”
A worldwide sweep spearheaded by the DOJ has arrested 281 alleged email scammers, including 167 in Nigeria and 74 in the United States. This represents the largest coordinated action against online scammers yet undertaken.
Members of Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party are planning to protest late dictator Robert Mugabe’s funeral on Thursday in honor of the tens of thousands Mugabe killed, local media reported on Tuesday.