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My school years in the US were marked by many heated debates between African and African-American students about who was guiltier for the transatlantic slave trade: whites or Africans?
Unidentified gunmen in Egypt opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, killing several people, Egypt's state news agency MENA reported, citing security sources.
May 27th marks the day Lagos State, the commercial and cultural capital of Nigeria turns 50. CNN Africa takes a look at some of the key numbers.
A gun attack that killed at least 26 Coptic Christians on a bus in Egypt is just the latest assault on the religious minority group, which has been a target for deadly violence throughout its history.
An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.
An Egyptian micro biologist, Ugandan investigative journalist and Zimbabwean standup comedian are among the new class of 2017.
A big game hunter was crushed to death after an elephant, that his friends had shot, collapsed on top of him.
The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says.
Standing on the steep rocky shores of Lake Tanganyika at sunset, looking out at fishermen heading out for their nightly lamp-boat fishing trips, it's easy to imagine this immense 32,900km2 body of water as serene and unchanging.
From sheltering some of the globe's most endangered species to showcasing astonishing patterns of migration, Africa's national parks are among the world's most spectacular.
More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world -- an average of 3,000 deaths per day -- from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.
The fourth day of a violent mutiny that has paralyzed Ivory Coast's largest cities ended in confusion with the announcement of a deal between the government and rebel soldiers, that was subsequently denied by rebel sources.
Three people have died from an Ebola outbreak in a remote northern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as health officials travel to the central African country in response to a rising number of suspected cases, the World Health Organization says.
For the first time in history a Nigerian Pavilion will make its debut at the 57th Venice Biennale, also known as the Olympics of the art world. The country's pavilion will be one of 51 others from around the world.
English artist Damien Hirst has been called out for cultural appropriation after his exhibition "Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable," featured a 'golden head' which mirrors sculpted heads created by African artists from Ile-Ife Nigeria, with no reference to the origin.
Meningitis may be to blame for a cluster of sudden deaths and infections over the past month in Liberia, global health officials said.
Footballer Sulley Muntari has said he would be the "No.1" supporter of any organized player boycott in protest against what he believes are increasing incidents of racism in the sport.
The 82 Chibok schoolgirls who were released after negotiations between terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government have arrived in the capital city of Abuja, the government said Sunday.
With a doctor to patient ratio of one to 270, AitaHealth brings preventive care to people most in need.
South Africa struggles with just 200,000 healthcare workers for a population of 54 million, which means its doctor to patient ratio is one to 270. With long queues and few hospitals, the people who are most in need of medical aid do not necessarily have access to it.
Often in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by acres of land, South Africa's airport environs are solar farms waiting to happen.
Ethiopia leads the shift to renewable energy with its commitment to cut down carbon emissions by 64 per cent by 2030, investing in wind and hydro power.
Fashion designers on the continent are growing from small tailor businesses into global internet sensations.