Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman worth a reported $2 billion, is under increasing scrutiny over a series of murky deals that have affected her businesses and sparked a corruption investigation into her financial dealings in Angola.
Doctors in Zimbabwe have agreed to return to work amid a prolonged strike that had paralyzed the country’s health care system after accepting a billionaire’s offer to break the impasse.
Is a pop idol building Wakanda? Akon announced on his social-media channels on Monday that he is building a city of the future in Africa.
An American citizen jailed in Egypt since 2013 amid a crackdown on protestors during a deadly transition in power, has died after going on a hunger strike, according to media reports.
The Pentagon has identified the U.S. soldier killed during a Sunday morning attack in Kenya by the al-Shabab Islamic militant group.
A New Jersey woman is suing TripAdvisor after she was tossed to the ground while riding a camel during a 2018 tour in Morocco.
A White House staffer took matters into her own hands after visiting a struggling African primary school during a trip with first lady Melania Trump.
A Sudanese court sentenced at least 27 members of the country’s intelligence service to death by hanging for the torture and death of a protester during demonstrations against then-President Omar al-Bashir.
A British man nearly died after a parasite crawled up his penis and started laying eggs after he went for a swim in Lake Malawi in South East Africa during a “holiday of a lifetime” with pals.
A man’s decision to propose to his girlfriend inside of a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in South Africa has gone viral.
At least 55 elephants have starved to death since September in Zimbabwe’s biggest national park as the nation faces its worst drought in recent years, officials said Monday.
History is made by determined men and women who shake their heads when they hear the word “impossible.” Eliud Kipchoge joined their ranks Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours – a stunning achievement that seems like something only a comic book superhero could do.
The United States Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, has reopened after 28 years, officials said Wednesday.
Archaeologists in South Africa have found the long-lost wreck of a Dutch merchant ship that played a crucial role in the country’s history.
A Cambridge University student broke open the door of a plane and leapt to her death while on a trip to Madagascar.
South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports.
An American woman who was kidnapped while visiting Uganda this month says she has compassion for her captors and that they even protected her.
Zookeepers at Werribee Open Range Zoo in the province of Victoria, Australia introduced their male giraffes to bubbles for what they said was the “first time” Monday.
Libya’s prime minister Fayez al Sarraj says unless his country finds political stability, more than 800,000 migrants could make their way into Europe – creating even more of a crisis.
Pope Francis pleaded with South Sudanese government officials Thursday to continue their fragile peace by getting on his hands and knees in a dramatic gesture and kissing their shoes.