Several people including a police officer were killed in clashes between Shiite protesters and the police in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Monday, police and a Shiite cleric told CNN.
Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself.
Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN.
Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal.
A man who climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for take-off at the airport in Nigeria's Lagos city has been arrested, authorities said.
The US government is honoring an 83-year-old Muslim cleric who hid 262 Christians in his home and mosque during an attack in central Nigeria.
Most black people living in the US or Europe will have heard the phrase "Go back to Africa," at least once in their lives.
The government of Chad has lifted restrictions on social media access after a 16-month internet blackout.
Twenty-five years after the release of the original classic, The Lion King, is getting a live-action remake from Disney.
At least 12 bodies have been recovered after a three-story "substandard building," collapsed in central Nigeria, rescue officials told CNN.
A recent drought in Zimbabwe has left more than two million people unable to access clean water, according to officials.
Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday.
As part of its plan to strengthen its position in Africa's movie market, French media giant, Canal+ Group, has acquired Nigerian production studio, ROK film studios from VOD company IROKO TV.
Abel Wabella is no stranger to the dangers of pursuing digital activism in Ethiopia.
The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub that is home to more than 1 million people on the Rwandan border.
At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning.
First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch 'Grey's Anatomy' or where you like to vacation.
Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement.