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The Nigerian government has released the names of the 110 missing girls, some as young as 11 years old, who have not been seen since a raid on their school in Dapchi last week.
Garba Tela's wife did not want him to send their daughter to school in Dapchi. She feared Zainab would be an easy target for insurgents.
In a lurid pink hotel room in Edo State, southern Nigeria, a trafficker is arranging to smuggle us across the continent to Libya -- and ultimately Europe.
Families remain worried as search for 110 missing schoolgirls continues. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.
Twin car bombings and a gun battle in the heart of Somalia's capital left dozens dead and scores wounded, authorities said Saturday.
Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong'o will star in a movie adaptation of "Born A Crime," the bestselling autobiography by TV host and comedian Trevor Noah.
A huge mountain of garbage that towered over homes in an impoverished district of Mozambique's capital has collapsed, killing 17 people, officials said.
Hundreds of schoolgirls escaped possibly being kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram attackers who raided their school in northeast Nigeria on Monday, officials said.
The day that taps in drought-hit Cape Town are forecast to run dry has been pushed back another month to July 9, authorities in the South African city announced on Tuesday.
Souleiman says he was just 17 when he embarked on a treacherous journey through West Africa to Europe. Along the way, he says he was imprisoned, tortured and held for ransom.
Eugene Mutai is well aware of the risks of mining virtual money. "Sometimes I ask myself: will the bubble pop?"
South African artist, Athi-Patra Ruga, has been awarded the grand prize at the Rencontres de Bamako, the African biennale of photography.
Two aid workers were killed and one kidnapped over the weekend in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations reported Monday.
Disturbing video clips shared on social media by their desperate families have revealed the ordeal of Sudanese migrants kidnapped and tortured for ransom in Libya.
South African music legend Hugh Masekela has passed away after a long battle with cancer. We take a look at the life of influential jazz musician.
Strive Masiyiwa, the CEO of Econet, is using Facebook as a way to challenge young African entrepreneurs to develop their countries.
The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby's recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art