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South African comedian Trevor Noah has responded to criticism from a French diplomat over comments he made on his US comedy news show about the country's World Cup win.
Nigerian afro-futurist writer, Nnedi Okorafor will write a new standalone comic book series about Black Panther's Shuri for Marvel, she announced Thursday afternoon.
The remaining missing Chibok girls are not coming back, a top Boko Haram commander has told Nigerian police.
Nigeria unveiled a new national carrier Wednesday, nearly 15 years after the previous state-run airline, Nigerian Airways ceased operations.
Being behind the scenes on one of the most iconic videos of the year has been a blessing for Sherrie Silver.
A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso encouraging parents to seek prompt treatment for sick children has saved thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Ethiopian Airlines has resumed flights to Eritrea's capital, Asmara, after the former sworn enemies signed a peace deal to end a 20-year conflict.
Stranded Nigerian football fans camped on the floor outside the country's embassy in Moscow have been ordered home by President Muhammadu Buhari, his aide said.
Five miners died in a South African copper mine Sunday after a fire trapped the workers underground, the country's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union said.
"Google is just a giant scientific research company that happens to make money," this was my first impression when I visited their offices in Mountain View for the first time.
Cameroon's 85-year-old president has announced plans to stand for re-election in the country's elections on October 7, amid spiraling violence and alleged human rights abuses in the country.
Kenya is probing the death of eight rhinos at one of the country's national parks just weeks after the animals were moved.
Violent protests in Uganda has forced the government to review a controversial tax imposed on social media use in the country.
For Farida Nabourema, fighting for democracy in her country has come at a high price; she's had to sacrifice her family, friends and her safety.
Fifty-one years ago, a political decision changed the course of my life and I wasn't even born when it was made.
Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks.
On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.