10 kidnapped children found dead in Tanzania with missing body parts, ministry says

Ten children kidnapped in Tanzania have been found dead with their body parts mutilated, authorities told CNN on Monday. Tanzania's deputy health minister Faustine Ndugulile...

Nigerian election thrown into chaos as Buhari suspends country’s top judge

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has come under intense scrutiny for suspending his country's Chief Justice just weeks before a general election, a move that...

How Indomie instant noodles became a Nigerian staple

Jollof rice, efo riro, ogbono. These are just a few of the meals dominating dinner plates in Nigeria. But there is a less-traditional contender within...

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...

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