Second aid worker held by Boko Haram executed as negotiation deadline expires

An aid worker who was held hostage by Boko Haram for seven months has been executed after a deadline for negotiations expired, the Nigerian...

Africa’s youngest billionaire is free 9 days after gunmen seized him

Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was seized by gunmen outside a luxury hotel nine days ago, is home safe after his kidnappers freed him,...

Could this startup end Nigeria’s reliance on generators?

Imagine being able to purchase clean energy cheaply and through cryptocurrency. Sounds futuristic? But it's a possibility that OneWattSolar, a startup based in Lagos wants to...

Welcome to the action packed world of ‘Wakaliwood’

In the heart of a Ugandan slum, there exists a world of zombies, cannibals, and kung fu. It's a place where a slum cat called...

Tunisian government accused of snooping on gay men to gain confessions

Tunisia's government is facing allegations from Human Rights Watch that it has confiscated and searched cellphones of men they suspect of being homosexual, while...

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...

Malawi nurse suspended over selfie in labor ward

A nurse in Malawi has been suspended after her selfie in a labor ward showing a naked pregnant woman in the background surfaced online. Patricia...

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52

The death toll from three car bombs detonated near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia has risen to 52 people, hospital officials told CNN Monday. Around...

Car bombings in Mogadishu kill at least 30 people, police say

A series of car bombings killed at least 30 people and injured almost 100 in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police...

NASA made thousands of aerial images of Africa available to the public

On the ground in Cairo you might get distracted by the papyrus sellers or a view of the pyramids, but from above the city...

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