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Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman: 5 things to know

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. 

Singer Akon announces futuristic ‘Akon City’ in Senegal

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.

After Africa visit with Melania Trump, White House staffer helps raise thousands for struggling community

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.

UK man, 32, nearly died after parasite crawled up penis, laid eggs as he swam in lake on Africa trip

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.

Dozens of elephants starve to death at Zimbabwe national park amid drought

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.

Paul Batura: Record-shattering marathon run should inspire us all to do the impossible

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.

Historic 17th-century Dutch shipwreck discovered near South African beach

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.

Australia zoo giraffes experience bubbles for the ‘first time’

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 PM warns of fresh migrant crisis in Europe if political instability continues

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.