As protests rage in Algeria, opposition leader reportedly arrested inside President’s hospital

Algerian opposition leader Rachid Nekkaz was arrested Friday inside the Swiss hospital where the country's ailing President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, is reportedly being treated, according...

Senegal President Macky Sall officially wins re-election

Senegalese President Macky Sall has been officially re-elected to a second term in office after the country's constitutional council confirmed his win in the...

Algerian President announces plans to run for fifth term, defying protesters’ demands for him...

Embattled Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has declared his candidacy for next month's election, defying massive protests in the country over the ailing and absent...

Pilot, 4 Americans killed in helicopter crash in Kenya

A Kenyan pilot and four American tourists were killed in a helicopter crash in Kenya, aviation authorities and police said on Monday. The helicopter crashed...

Massive demonstrations in Algeria against ailing President’s re-election

Security forces fired tear gas Friday as demonstrators staged one of Algeria's biggest protests in decades, days before ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is set...

Siege ends after wave of deadly car bombings rocks Somali capital, security sources say

A nearly day-long standoff between Islamic militants and security forces in Somalia ended on Friday after three deadly car bomb explosions killed at least...

Nigerian pencil artist to sell portraits to Kevin Hart

At best it was a long shot, but a shot worth taking nonetheless. So, Eli Waduba, a Nigeria-based pencil artist put out the message on Twitter and...

At least 25 dead in Cairo railway station fire after train’s fuel tank explodes

At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured Wednesday morning in a fire at Egypt's busiest railway station, the country's health ministry...

Meet Tanzanian soccer freestyle queen who earned praise from President Trump

Tanzania rarely features in discussions of Africa's soccer hotspots. But that perception might be changing thanks to the skills of soccer freestyle queen Hadhara...

Botswana has ‘significant elephant-poaching problem,’ conservation group says

Botswana, long considered a safe haven for elephants in Africa, has "a significant elephant-poaching problem," a conservationist group that carried out an aerial wildlife...

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