A makeshift building serves as a school after the original school was torched by Boko Haram, in Maroua, Cameroon, April 15, 2019.
Upsurge in attacks and threats of violence by insurgent groups in West and Central Africa have forced more than 9,000 schools in the region to close
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 11:10
Map of Morogoro Tanzania
A Tanzanian journalist has been arrested for "publishing false information" after broadcasting a story about police brutality, his lawyer said Friday, in the latest crackdown on free press in the country
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 09:30
App Helps African Farmers Detect Crop Disease
Agrix App also identifies appropriate treatment for diseased crops
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 04:59
Ahmed Mohamed Madobe, the president of the Jubbaland region, takes the oath of office after winning their presidential election, in the southern port town of Kismayo, Somalia, Aug. 22, 2019.
Alternate election raises concerns about political conflicts  and fears of violence
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 17:29
FILE - Giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania, March 20, 2018.
An international conference on endangered species has agreed to protect giraffes for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:55
The leader of Sudan's transitional council looks on as military and civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body, the Sovereign Council, are sworn in at the presidential palace in Khartoum, Sudan, Aug. 21, 2019.
Raja Nichola Abdulmessih, one of two women sworn in to serve on Sudan's Sovereign Council this week, vows to uphold the rights of all Sudanese
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:33
FILE - A passenger rides on a moto-taxi in Kigali, Rwanda, July 30, 2017. Rwanda is introducing electric motorcycles, with more than 600 being built for use in the country.
President Paul Kagame introduces campaign to phase out fuel-powered cycles
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 14:28