Black celebrities are urging Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to work with LGBTQ community leaders after security forces raided and shut down an LGBTQ center in the West African country's capital last week.
Ethiopia on Monday rejected a call from the United States to pull regional forces out of the country's Tigray region, and defended the deployment of some of those troops amid reports of human rights violations.
At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Kagara in Niger state, northwest Nigeria, have been released, the vice-principal of the school, Mallam Saidu, told CNN Saturday.
Amidst a global trend of tech purchases in 2020 due to the pandemic, Africa continues to grapple with the issue of imported electronic waste. In Rwanda, a focus on sustainability at Enviroserve, the country's first e-waste recycling plant, is beginning to pay off.
Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa's most populous nation, officials and residents said.
A South African inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma's time in power is seeking the former president's imprisonment for two years, after he defied a summons and court order to appear and give evidence.
Nigeria's airforce has said its plane, which crashed shortly after take-off from Abuja airport on Sunday morning -- killing everyone on board -- was on a mission to rescue the schoolchildren kidnapped last week.
"Hotel Rwanda's" Paul Rusesabagina appeared in court in Kigali on Wednesday along with 20 others accused of conspiring to launch attacks on Rwandan territory in 2018 and 2019, resulting in at least nine deaths.
Captured in the wild to be kept as high status pets in the gardens of hotels and private homes, gray crowned cranes are an endangered species in Africa. However, Rwanda successfully brought the birds back from the brink, thanks to the help of vet and conservationist, Olivier Nsengimana.