Nigerian army appears to use Trump’s words to defend shooting of protesters

The Nigerian army has hinted in a tweet that comments from US President Donald Trump justify its lethal shooting of Shiite protesters over the...

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...

Nigeria’s elections will be a battle between youth and the old order

More than 60 percent of Nigeria's population of 190 million people is aged below 25. Yet the current make up of Nigeria's parliament does not...

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...

24-hour curfew imposed in Nigeria’s Kaduna after scores killed in communal violence

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, where police said at least 55 people were killed in communal clashes. Nigeria's...

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,...

Uganda opens $112 million bridge, Africa’s 5th largest

Uganda has opened Africa's 5th largest bridge in Jinja, in the eastern part of the country. The 525 meters long cable-stayed bridge was funded by...

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...

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...

Kanye and Kim meet Ugandan President Museveni — and gift him a pair of...

President Yoweri Museveni has met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House Entebbe. They were accompanied by...

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