Kenya's last two general elections have been tarnished by allegations of fraud and outbreaks of violence, which have divided the nation since.
Women in the impoverished East African nation could bear the brunt of proposed cuts to US foreign aid.
One of the breakout success stories of Kenya's tech ecosystem has been plunged into crisis.
Orania is often described as a relic of apartheid.
Situated in Lake Victoria, Ngamba has become a sanctuary for Uganda's abandoned and abused chimpanzees, and a vital resource for scientists.
Filmmaker Judy Kibinge has been hand-picked by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to join the ranks of voting members.
New pictures have emerged of Nigeria's ailing President Muhammadu Buhari for the first time since he left the country on medical leave 80 days ago.
A 9-year-old South African boy diagnosed with HIV when he was 1 month old has been in HIV remission for 8½ years -- without regular treatment.
Jack Ma, Asia's richest man and founder of Alibaba Group is on a two-day trip to east Africa, visiting Kenya and Rwanda with 38 fellow Chinese billionaires, all no doubt poised with expensive fountain pens, ready to ink billion dollar deals.
Cecil the lion's 6-year-old son was shot and killed by a big-game trophy hunter in western Zimbabwe earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the hunt.
In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.
For centuries, Agadez has profited from its role as a transit hub at the edge of the Sahara. Today its main cargo is human: Migrants, being smuggled to Libya.
These days, it feels like everyone is a traveler.
Lagos' Afro-Brazilian quarter was once lined with architecture built by returnees from South America. But now they're disappearing.
The Maldives isn't the only spot for Indian Ocean indulgence.
Two female tourists killed in a knife attack in the Egyptian Red Sea town of Hurghada were German, the country's Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
With more than a third of Somalia's population now facing starvation, new statistics show that in addition to hunger, many women in Somalia are at risk for being raped.
Miss South Africa 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, addressed a controversy over photos of her wearing gloves while serving food to black children at a charity event.