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    Footballer who thanked wife, girlfriend digs even bigger hole

    Footballer who thanked wife, girlfriend digs even bigger hole


    The footballer who mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend during his post- match interview has denied he's been...

    The footballer who mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend during his post- match interview has denied he's been unfaithful.
    Mogadishu car bombing leaves 10 dead

    Mogadishu car bombing leaves 10 dead


    Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that police say killed 10 people Tuesday afternoon in Mogadishu,...

    Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that police say killed 10 people Tuesday afternoon in Mogadishu, Somalia.
    All on board survive S. Sudan crash landing

    All on board survive S. Sudan crash landing


    A commercial plane made a crash landing in poor weather at an airport in South Sudan on Monday, causing several injuries -- but no...

    A commercial plane made a crash landing in poor weather at an airport in South Sudan on Monday, causing several injuries -- but no deaths.
    Pope asks 'forgiveness' for church role in genocide

    Pope asks 'forgiveness' for church role in genocide


    Pope Francis has asked Rwandan President Paul Kagame for forgiveness for the "sins and failings" of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwandan...

    Pope Francis has asked Rwandan President Paul Kagame for forgiveness for the "sins and failings" of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
    Ship's crew released without ransom

    Ship's crew released without ransom


    Eight crew members of a fuel tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia earlier this week have been released unharmed without a ransom payment, according to the Sri Lankan...

    Eight crew members of a fuel tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia earlier this week have been released unharmed without a ransom payment, according to the Sri Lankan government.
    Minister: How Nigeria can kick oil habit

    Minister: How Nigeria can kick oil habit


    "Never waste a good crisis" is a motto for Dr. Okechukwu "Okey" Enelamah, the Nigerian minister of industry, trade and...

    "Never waste a good crisis" is a motto for Dr. Okechukwu "Okey" Enelamah, the Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment.
    Drought: The new normal in East Africa?

    Drought: The new normal in East Africa?


    A climate phenomenon known as the "Indian Nino" is causing frequent and intense droughts in parts of East...

    A climate phenomenon known as the "Indian Nino" is causing frequent and intense droughts in parts of East Africa.
    Death toll rises after trash dump landslide

    Death toll rises after trash dump landslide


    The death toll has risen to 113, after several days of searching turned up more bodies following a weekend landslide at a massive landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, Addis...

    The death toll has risen to 113, after several days of searching turned up more bodies following a weekend landslide at a massive landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
    US: Russia could be interfering in Libya

    US: Russia could be interfering in Libya


    US aerial reconnaissance assets have recently noticed both Russian transport aircraft and a large Russian drone at an airbase in far western Egypt close to the Libyan border, CNN has...

    US aerial reconnaissance assets have recently noticed both Russian transport aircraft and a large Russian drone at an airbase in far western Egypt close to the Libyan border, CNN has learned.
    Man sent back to Ethiopia over genital mutilation

    Man sent back to Ethiopia over genital mutilation


    An Ethiopian man convicted in Georgia of mutilating his 2-year-old daughter's genitals has been sent back to his home country by Immigration and Customs...

    An Ethiopian man convicted in Georgia of mutilating his 2-year-old daughter's genitals has been sent back to his home country by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    Egypt's ex-President Mubarak to be freed

    Egypt's ex-President Mubarak to be freed


    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be free soon, according to Egypt's official news agency...

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be free soon, according to Egypt's official news agency al-Ahram.
    60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya

    60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya


    From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex...

    From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.
    Disappeared in Africa's North Korea

    Disappeared in Africa's North Korea


    Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread...

    Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.
    Ethiopian runner fears for his life

    Ethiopian runner fears for his life


    Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer...

    Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
    Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?

    Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?


    Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror...

    Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.
    How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola

    How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola


    It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its...

    It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its economy.
    Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria

    Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria


    Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman...

    Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.
    The photographer giving people a voice

    The photographer giving people a voice


    Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in...

    Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in Zimbabwe.