Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala: ‘I will run for World Bank President if nominated’

Former Nigerian minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has given the strongest indication yet that she will throw her hat in the ring for the presidency of...

Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as Congo’s President in dramatic ceremony

The new President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, was sworn in Thursday during a dramatic inauguration during which he briefly took...

Zimbabwean music legend Oliver Mtukudzi has died

One of Zimbabwe's most celebrated musician Oliver Mtukudzi died Wednesday of an undisclosed ailment, a former colleague has said. "He has rested. He had been...

Facebook not taking foreign political ads ahead of Nigeria’s general election

Facebook has announced it will not accept political advertisements from outside Nigeria ahead of the country's upcoming general elections. The company said it was rolling...

Congo presidential runner-up rejects court ruling and declares himself president-elect

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu rejected a court ruling Saturday that upheld his defeat in the country's presidential election, instead declaring...

Doctor, teenager killed in Sudan anti-government protests

A doctor, a teenager and another man were killed on Thursday in ongoing anti-government protests in Sudan, according to the Sudan Doctors' Union and activists. The demonstrations...

Internet shutdowns aren’t just Africa’s problem. They’re happening worldwide

When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of...

At least 14 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

An American and a Briton were confirmed to be among at least 14 people killed in a terrifying attack at a hotel complex in...

How Zimbabwe became world’s most expensive place to fuel a car

In the Fall of 2017, Zimbabweans took to the streets in mass protests against a regime that was presiding over a broken economy and...

Police battle gunmen who stormed Nairobi hotel complex

Kenyan security forces are battling to retake control of an upscale hotel and office complex in Nairobi after gunmen stormed the compound on Tuesday...

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