Lawmakers in Mauritius on Monday picked former arts and culture minister Pritivirajsing Roopun as president of the island nation, a largely ceremonial post. His predecessor Ameenah...
Prominent rights activist Almaas Elman was shot dead in heavily fortified airport compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
The death of a 19-year-old student Uyinene Mrwetyana marks turning point to gender-based violence in South Africa
Africa's most industrialised nation has struggled to bridge the gap between racial and gender groups
In the heart of Western Sahara, a former garrison town has become an unlikely tourist magnet after kitesurfers discovered the windswept desert coast was perfect for their...
Nigerian security forces used tear gas and fired in the air on Tuesday to disperse protesters seeking the release of an opposition figure held since August...
"Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets in the art world today, and Nigeria is equal on the top with South Africa,"
South Africa has imposed water restrictions in major metros, as a cautionary measure
The disease, transmitted to humans by the tsetse fly, was once a curse in 30 countries.
A Tanzanian court has upheld a ruling banning the marriage of girls under the age of 18 and won praise from rights activists.