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Consumers of Sprite and Fanta have more to worry about than rotting teeth according to a Lagos High Court judge, who ruled that the Coca-Cola products could be "poisonous."
Ahmed Kathrada was one of South Africa's revered anti-apartheid activists -- and among the leaders who began charting a way forward for a post-apartheid nation.
If there was ever a candidate for an obscure question on a television quiz show, it's the Caprivi Strip in northern Namibia.
Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for the country said.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday after a six-year imprisonment following his overthrow during the Arab Spring.
Slow growth and challenging economic conditions negatively affected the perception of African brands in 2016.
Henry Obiefule has been making others laugh with his internet skits, but now he'll be laughing all the way to the bank after signing a million dollar deal.
The footballer who mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend during his post- match interview has denied he's been unfaithful.
Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that police say killed 10 people Tuesday afternoon in Mogadishu, Somalia.
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 Francis has asked Rwandan President Paul Kagame for forgiveness for the "sins and failings" of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
"Never waste a good crisis" is a motto for Dr. Okechukwu "Okey" Enelamah, the Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment.
A climate phenomenon known as the "Indian Nino" is causing frequent and intense droughts in parts of East Africa.
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.
From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.
Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.
Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.
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.