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Former Congolese warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda has pleaded not guilty before the Internat...
The Democratic Republic of Congo has banned a documentary film about a doctor who treats war ra...
Kenya has provided a $40 million loan to loss-making Kenya Airways and the African Export-Impor...
Tanzania, in a bid to revive the economically vital but ailing farming sector and stem the rush...
A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl has landed on a beach on ...
Sierra Leone has quarantined 50 people in the northern district of Kambia, where a 76 year-old ...
Enduring conflicts and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa are stopping ...
Taylor Swift has come under scrutiny for her latest music video Wildest Dreams with critics say...
The US car-booking company has signed agreements with Kia and Lagos-based Access Bank to reduce...
Conceived of by Lagos-born digital animator and YouNeek Studios founder Roye Okupe, the comic w...
When people think of violence in Nigeria, they usually think of Boko Haram, the militant group ...
Few women on the continent have land rights and this needs to change, says African Union (AU) C...
Durban has been unveiled as the Commonwealth Games host for 2022. South Africa’s east coast c...
As Liberia prepares to be declared once again free of the Ebola virus, unions and civil society...
Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election in two phases starting on 18-19 October. ...
South Africa's energy minister has pledged transparency in the country's efforts to look for a ...
Sudan wrestlers took the first tentative steps towards a new future in late June as the sport's...
Kenya's triumphant world championship athletes were given a rousing welcome home this week, wit...
A major French publishing house has decided not to publish a book critical of King Mohammed VI ...
Who said only women care about their appearance? Certainly not the Gabonese. In the capital Lib...
Akinwumi Adesina, the former Nigerian Agriculture Minister, took over this week as president of...
Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, is planning to implement mining and power generation proje...
As people fleeing their homelands braved the risk of drowning to sail north toward Europe this ...
South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government have signed a broad plan to stem a wa...
Zimbabwe’s motormouth minister Jonathan Moyo sparked xenophobic statements on Twitter after m...
Southern Africa-focused low-cost airline Fly Africa will expand to fly new routes to destinatio...
Ugandan coffee sold as single-origin beans by Starbucks Corp. will boost earnings for Africa’...
Four years ago, few South African institutions and developers expanded their real estate footpr...
Nestle South Africa says KitKat will become the first global chocolate brand to make all its pr...
There is a natural hair movement sweeping all the way from the US to Africa. Financial analyst ...
It's time for the eighth annual Joburg Art Fair, one of the premier showcases for African conte...
For his latest film, Will Smith depicts Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian-born physician, whose di...
A recent Gallup poll tried to assess how "emotional" various peoples are, and Africans on avera...
After a number of collaborations with design heavyweights, Botswana's Peter Mabeo is developing...
Following a premier at the Cannes Film Festival, Mediterranea is now hitting French cinemas and...
A new music festival is kicking off in New York City, and it's goal is to showcase what's happe...
A recent fashion showcase and musical event aimed to get South Sudanese in the diaspora to begi...
She's not what you'd expect for a South African house artist, but she's taking the space by sto...
Photographer Menzi Khoza gives the world a glimpse of the hidden beauty that is South Africa.
Get to know Rwandan designer, Matthew Rugambo, whose line of unisex neckwear celebrates a varie...
Travellers to Swaziland usually expect poverty and boiling resentment for its king. But for tho...
There are 106 species and subspecies of lemur in Madagascar. Tracking them is a thrilling adven...
When living abroad, you not only get to experience the country you're living in, you get to tra...
The 11th annual Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival takes place from September 4 to 6 in Soweto ...
Viewing mountain gorillas is billed as one of the top wildlife experiences on the planet. But i...
For the best place to watch surfing whales, head to the southern tip of Africa.
Tastemakers Africa is a mobile app and content platform dedicated to revolutionizing what the w...
The recent international outrage over the death of Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion brought renewed ...
The majority of South African people think spending time outdoors with nature is important, and...
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