South Africa makes history as women make up half of government for first time

Women will now make up half of South Africa's new cabinet for the first time in the country's history. President Cyril Ramaphosa who announced the...

Man found crammed behind car glove box in bid to enter Europe

An African man has been found crammed behind the glove box of a car in a bid to get to Europe -- one of...

British man, two others accused of giving Ugandan churchgoers bleach-based ‘miracle solution’

A British man, Sam Little, has been arrested for allegedly distributing a "miracle solution" containing bleach to villagers and churchgoers in western Uganda, police...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting

Botswana has scrapped its ban on hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in...

Why Tech giants like Google and Microsoft are investing in Africa

What if you could tell what was wrong with your plant by simply hovering your smartphone over it? Well, farmers in Africa now can. Thanks to...

Why Africa’s biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Africa's leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares...

Sudanese forces storm barricades at sit-in demo

At least nine people have been injured at a pro-democracy sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, eyewitnesses say, as violence continued in the country...

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso

Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina...

American couple demand answers after they say Kenyan authorities took 3-year-old in their custody

An American couple living in Nairobi, Kenya, is demanding answers after a 3-year-old boy in their custody, they say, was taken away by authorities...

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte’s hold on Senate

Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether...

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