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This week, hundreds defied government orders to call off their protests, marching through the s...
A look at the fishing activity in West Africa's coastal waters. Is it true Chinese fishermen ha...
Find out how the musician, songwriter, producer and record label owner is helping over 5,000 yo...
Gambia's president is said he will take care of Rohingya refugees in coastal waters trying to...
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"Nigerian prosecutors have withdrawn murder charges against a 15-year-old girl accused of using...
Why a number of military interventions in Africa's history has "led to competitive multiparty e...
Writer Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire argues that "writing in indigenous languages on the continent ha...
In case you missed one of the biggest stories out of Africa, Trevor Noah landed a job replacing...
Archaeologists found the oldest stone tools on record. The group, 149 tools dating back 3.3 mil...
This has been a crazy week for Burundi, after nearly a month of protests and a coup attempt. Pr...
Liberia has won its fight against Ebola. The country announced it is Ebola-free, 42 days after ...
According to this writer's media observations, "the idea seems to be that when peacekeepers rap...
"Seven countries on the continent have had both father and son (and one brother) lead the count...
Demonstrators protested against "a peace deal between Mali's government and separatists hurled ...
Why the US Congress should begin investing more in counterterrorism efforts across the northern...
What Ethiopians have to look forward to in the run-up to national elections on May 24.
Find out how more than 300,000 South Sudanese civilians are struggling to feed themselves and t...
"Media coverage of Africa is failing in the West. The news industry has been hit hard with the ...
Learn more about the American farmer who made a home-made flag and headed off to Sudan. WHy? Th...
Its no secret the country has been experiencing issues with electricity. This writer details th...
A look at the African Development Bank's candidates for the presidency as well as one candi...
With mobile internet use growing at double the rate of growth than the rest of the world, her...
This weekend, fashion line New Look is widening its customer base after being bought by a S...
International leaders in business and politics have expressed outrage at the xenophobia in Sout...
Will iROKOtv's plan to introduce a Hollywood series into its offerings be an indictor of the co...
According to a U.S envoy based on the continent, "private investment and technological advances...
From the prevalence of mosquitoes to the renaming of the country's president, here are some of ...
"MTN Business today unveiled the first truly Pan African Internet of Things (IoT) platform, pro...
Spoiler alert: Of the 16 on this detailed list, only one startup is based on the continent. Gue...
Proclaimed "the first truly and positively global art show," this year's Venice Biennale aims t...
Get a primer on Nigerian music and listen to 5 of the hits burning up the local charts.
South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Mali's Salif Keita join forces in an attempt to quel...
Get to know the global creative coalition that is Project Tribe and see pics from a gorgeous ph...
African food is all the rage in NYC, and here are some images of the dishes that are making peo...
See amazing images from Africaburn, the continent's equivalent to the US' Burning Man event.
See a clip from Nas' new documentary, which highlights the personal story of a Ugandan breakdan...
Learn about the societal and cultural forces that have shaped contemporary design in South Afri...
See images of the annual tradition in which Malians compete to cover an ancient mosque in mud.
Learn about the interesting women of Du Noon, who formed a cooperative to enhance their weaving...
Learn more about Essaouira, a place with a "tangy sea breeze that whistles through the arau...
This traveler takes a visit to a pioneering camp in the Serengeti that offers close encounters ...
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Planning a romantic getaway for you and your love? Here are destinations in the southern region...
Events across the continent  you need to know (and may possibly attend) in May.
What's Vilanculos? And where are the best places to stay there? Here are the answers and useful...
"For African tourism to remain on the path leading to the next level, two key areas for develop...
Here's a glimpse into life around the parks, including Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.
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Yewande Omotoso interviews Leila Benelli – radio journalist, jewelry designer, mother of four and a writer on alternative methods of raising children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (A...