Meet Neku Atawodi: The woman at the forefront of Africa’s tech revolution

For Neku Atawodi, who became the first black woman to play international polo professionally in Africa at age 21, there are no boundaries, instead...

Meet the engineer behind NASA’s robotic arm for Mars

Standing at the porch of his house in Ghana, as a young boy, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu was fascinated by the planes that flew in and...

Scores of women and girls raped over 10-day period in South Sudan, aid agency...

Attackers raped, beat and robbed more than 100 women and girls in northern South Sudan over a 10-day period in November, aid agency Doctors...

Police arrest 6 after a teenage boy died in an adulthood initiation ritual in...

Six people have been arrested after a teenage boy died in an adulthood initiation ritual that went wrong in Kenya. Juliano Kanyonyo, 15, died Wednesday...

British Museum to return Benin bronzes to Nigeria

More than a century after British soldiers looted a collection of priceless artifacts from the Kingdom of Benin, some of the Benin bronzes are...

South Sudanese man responds to international backlash to his marriage

The South Sudanese man at the center of a row over his recent wedding says the marriage process conformed to the traditions of his...

Malaria on the rise in more than 13 countries, experts warn

After almost two decades of decline, malaria cases have significantly risen in 13 countries, prompting concern that much more is needed to combat the...

Bring Back our Girls activist Oby Ezekwesili vows to disrupt ‘Nigeria’s politics of failure’

Bring Back our Girls activist and former Nigerian minister Oby Ezekwesili has thrown her hat into the election ring for Nigeria's upcoming 2019 elections...

Child bride auctioned on Facebook in ‘barbaric use of technology’

Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its...

The ‘Voice of Lagos’ is silent: Entertainer Tosyn Bucknor dies at 37

Nigerians are paying tribute to popular radio presenter and entertainer Tosyn Bucknor, who has died aged 37. Bucknor died from complications due to sickle cell,...

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