13 French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Mali

Thirteen French soldiers have died in an accident involving two helicopters during an operation against jihadists in Mali, French President Emmanuel Macron's office said...

How a library of tree DNA could protect the world’s forests

Beads of sweat form on Cynel Moundounga's brow as he repeatedly rams a steel rod into an Okoume tree. Each strike of his mallet...

Young elephants were taken from their mothers in Zimbabwe. Now they’re in cages in...

The cellphone footage reveals rows of steel cells stretching along a concrete floor. Behind each set of bars, a juvenile African elephant, their tusks just...

Egypt raids one of its last independent news publications, and detains some of its...

The office of Mada Masr, one of the last independent news outlets in Egypt, was raided by security forces on Sunday, according to its journalists....

At least 29 dead in Kenyan landslide, President says

At least 29 people were killed in Kenya as heavy rains triggered a landslide, President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a statement Saturday. The landslide began...

Airline founder accused of bank fraud and laundering money to shop for jets, a...

The founder of a major airline in Nigeria has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering for allegedly moving more than $20 million...

Caritas ‘outraged’ by child abuse scandal uncovered by CNN

Caritas Internationalis, a network of Catholic charitable organizations, urged its regional branches on Thursday to vet their staff and volunteers. It comes after CNN published...

An inmate ran an online scam from prison and made $1 million, authorities say

A man serving 24 years in a Nigerian maximum security prison used a network of accomplices to conduct an international scam that brought in...

France returns historical sword stolen in the 19th century back to Senegal

As part of its commitment to return artifacts stolen during colonial times, France is returning a sword that belonged to a 19th century Islamic scholar and...

Nigerian entrepreneur Temie Giwa-Tubosun wins Jack Ma’s African business hero award

A Nigerian entrepreneur has taken home the top prize at the Jack Ma Foundation's first annual prize for African businesses. Temie Giwa-Tubosun walked away with...

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