Authorities say the bombers -- a man and two women -- targeted the village of Umariri, near the city of Maiduguri, the heart of the seven-year-old insurgency by the Boko Haram militant group
Over 130 Syrians so far have been granted refugee status and other requests for asylum are being considered
A government militiaman challenged the three bombers in a city hit hard by Boko Haram’s insurgency
Officials say move is part of humanitarian mission to avert famine, save lives of thousands of people
Number of people using online room rental service on the continent rose by 143 percent to about 765,000 guests in 2016 from the year before
Drought, famine and fighting force 1.6 million South Sudanese to flee to neighboring countries in search of refuge
Health authorities in Malawi say they have found 11 suspected cases at a health center in a district bordering Mozambique
Highly effective drug to be given to those in nation that are at risk of contracting HIV
Unique voices exist, but departure of some of nation's leading musicians has become common, with artists bemoaning limited opportunities at home
South Sudanese women refugees get by in tough times by employing concept of 'sanduk'
Visa issues aren't uncommon for annual gathering, but 100 percent denial rate is; summit chair says 'most of us feel it's a discrimination issue'
Local government in Douala warns gangs it is cracking down, pledges neighborhoods will no longer be at mercy of armed groups