This Kenyan artist is illustrating African women like you have never seen before

Phoebe Ouma spends a lot of her time with a pencil between her fingers, sketching women and clothing she finds interesting. Born in Nairobi, Kenya's...

Zimbabwe activists bid to stop alleged plan to export 35 baby elephants

Wildlife activists in Zimbabwe are pushing to halt an alleged plan to sell 35 baby elephants to China and Pakistan as part of an ongoing row over wildlife...

More than 60 men and boys freed from ‘inhumane’ Islamic school, police say

Police in Nigeria have rescued 67 men and boys who were subjected to "inhumane and degrading treatments" at an Islamic school in the northern...

Activists defiant as Uganda proposes death penalty for gay sex

The Ugandan government's plan to reintroduce a bill that could impose the death penalty for homosexuality is being met with defiance from the LGBTQ...

Migrants describe being tortured and raped on perilous journey to Libya

A small blue boat with an outboard motor bobs on the waves of the open sea. It is crammed with 28 migrants -- men,...

‘Dictators must be resisted’ Popstar Bobi Wine says to Ugandans

Ugandan musician Bobi Wine has issued a defiant warning to the country's longtime President Yoweri Museveni, saying: "Museveni will fall." The pop star-turned-politician, who is...

How fake refugees from Kenya got settled in the US and Europe

He says he doesn't feel guilty for the lie that got him into America. Like other families who arrived as Somali refugees, he says they first...

Popstar Bobi Wine escapes house arrest in daring motorbike stunt

Ugandan popstar Bobi Wine has made a daring motorbike escape from security forces after they barricaded his home on Wednesday. Wine had earlier said he...

At least 22 killed in Congo gold mine collapse, authorities say

The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's...

Nigeria’s tech community launches a campaign against alleged police harassment

The tech community in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is fighting back against what its leaders say is alleged police harassment and extortion of...

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