Senegal voters head to polls as presidential challenger hopes to cause upset

Voters in Senegal are casting their ballots Sunday in the first round of the country's presidential election, with incumbent President Macky Sall expected to...

Nigeria elections: Explosions heard hours before presidential vote

Multiple bomb blasts rocked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri just hours before presidential polls opened Saturday. The explosions happened at a camp for internally...

A long-disputed hippo cull will begin in May in Zambia, officials say

The orchestrated killing of hippos in Zambia will begin in May, state officials said, over objections from a key animal rights group. The hippo cull...

The ‘farmhacker’ digitizing how bees are monitored

There is a particular sound a queen bee makes when she is preparing to summon her troops into a swarm and head out for...

Chinese ‘Queen of Ivory’ jailed for 15 years in Tanzania

A Chinese woman, nicknamed the 'Queen of Ivory' and thought to be one of Africa's most notorious traffickers, has been sentenced to 15 years...

Nigerians react with anger and confusion after presidential elections postponed

It had been a long election campaign, fiercely contested and marked by flashes of violence, but Nigerians were finally looking forward to casting their...

Almost 1 in 5 children live in conflict zones, Save the Children says

Nearly one in five children live in areas affected by armed conflict and war, according to a new report published by the charity Save the...

How fake news was weaponized in Nigeria’s elections

As denials go, it was extraordinary and more than a little surreal. The sitting president of Africa's largest democracy was forced to refute repeated claims...

Egypt approves bill that means Sisi could be president until 2034

Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly voted to pass a batch of controversial constitutional amendments, including an extension to presidential terms that could see President Abdel Fattah...

A passerby heard a newborn crying in a storm drain. Four hours later, she...

A baby girl was rescued from a storm drain in Durban, South Africa, after residents heard her crying and alerted emergency services. A bystander had...

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