US-based Tanzanian activist calls for protest, joins advance demonstration in Washington
A special Straight Talk Africa broadcast on autism hosted by VOA health correspondent Linord Moudou with a panel of experts to demystify and discuss some of the misunderstandings around autism and the challenges faced by families.
First prize for most viable solution set at $150,000; pests threaten livelihood of millions of African farmers
Local officials and the military say Boko Haram is trying to rebuild its ranks by recruiting in the border area
Decision comes after government could not find a country willing to take the migrants in
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Electoral uncertainty and drought cut last year's economic expansion to the lowest level in more than five years
Threat of Cape Town’s 'Day Zero' has changed the city’s water appetites and improved awareness
Europe, which historically has had the freest press in the world and had eight of the freest press sectors in the world, notched the largest decline in its regional indicator
Hundreds of people have died in clashes this year between herders and farmers in central Nigeria
About 15 percent of new homes now built with mud bricks, compared to less than 1 percent in 2010, according to a senior official at the Kenyan ministry of land, housing and urban development
Felix Tshisekedi dismissed speculation he might accept the post of prime minister, something President Joseph Kabila has offered in the past to appease opponents