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An American and a Briton were confirmed to be among at least 14 people killed in a terrifying attack at a hotel complex in Nairobi as it was brought to an end Wednesday.
A Canadian citizen was kidnapped on Tuesday in Burkina Faso, the country's Minister of Security said.
Evan Mawarire, a renowned Zimbabwe pastor and activist, was arrested at his home in Harare on Wednesday, his lawyer told CNN.
In the Fall of 2017, Zimbabweans took to the streets in mass protests against a regime that was presiding over a broken economy and collapsing living standards.
Multiple law enforcement agencies including an anti-terror unit were responding to a shooting at a hotel in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on Tuesday, a police spokesman told local news outlets.
Toto's "Africa" has come home, so to speak, thanks to an installation by an artist who plans to play the song on loop in a Namibian desert -- for eternity.
Ever thought of what your favorite celebrity looked like a decade ago? You need not wonder thanks to the #10YearChallenge hashtag, which has taken social media by storm.
Zimbabweans said they were unable to access social media Tuesday after protests erupted over a sharp increase in fuel prices was announced by the government.
The former President of Cote d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo has been acquitted of all charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, an ICC press officer tells CNN.
Several African countries, including as Rwanda and Ghana, recently banned the use of skin bleaching products because they are dangerous.
Protests have broken out in Zimbabwe's two main cities over a sharp hike in the price of fuel announced by the government.
The Southern African Development Community has called for a recount of the Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed presidential vote to "resolve all elements of doubt" about the outcome of the election.
A prominent Rwandan model found dead in her parent's home may have been killed by a domestic worker, according to police.
Carved out of four city blocks in the center of a tiny island in the Indian Ocean -- Chinatown near Port Louis' central market in Mauritius -- is an assault on the senses.
As a black rugby player, Fagmie Solomons refused to play for the Springboks. He reflects on his playing career and how he strove for social change in South Africa.
Driving beyond South Africa's Limpopo province, into the village of Chivadini, people and grassland are scarce. But the oldest living organisms in Africa -- baobab trees -- are abundant.
Nigerian student Monica Osagie secretly taped her lecturer demanding sex for better marks. She speaks exclusively to CNN about blowing the whistle.
Suicide is illegal in Nigeria and survivors often find themselves in jail at the most vulnerable moment of their lives. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.
Last year Ifeanyi Ugokwe was arrested and locked up for weeks. His crime: he tried to take his own life.
Young self-taught animator Richard Musinguzi shows us how he created the award-winning cartoon series Katoto.
The performance of some of Africa's largest economies in 2018 does not inspire confidence for the year ahead.
Standing at the porch of his house in Ghana, as a young boy, Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu was fascinated by the planes that flew in and out of the airport. But his dreams were not to be a pilot, his imagination was more unique than that.
Nigerian hip-hop star Falz the Bahd Guy explains how the popularity of afrobeats is helping to reconstruct ideas about the country's culture.
The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S. troops.