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Here's a look at Somalia, an impoverished, war-torn eastern African country that borders the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean, Ethiopia and Kenya.
At least 100 people are dead after two car bombs rocked the Somali capital of Mogadishu, Mogadishu Police Captain Farah Osman said Sunday
Scores of people were killed and many more injured in a massive car bomb blast at a busy junction in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga told CNN Friday that he would stand again for president if his "basic requirements are met" on how the presidential election is held.
Lifting of sanctions against Sudan gives legitimacy to a regime with a long track record of human rights abuses and atrocities committed against its own people.
Humans have done a poor job of equipping the majority of our seven billion peers to contribute meaningfully toward our collective future.
Thousands of supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition converged on downtown Nairobi on Wednesday, the day after he quit a presidential election rerun because he did not believe an unreformed election commission can hold a fair vote.
Superstar Beyonce's hit song 'Freedom' has been given a new lease of life, after being featured in a Global Goals campaign documentary demanding freedom for girls,
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga announced Tuesday that he will withdraw from this month's presidential election rerun, despite having successfully challenged President Uhuru Kenyatta's claimed win in court.
Joseph Boakai has served faithfully as deputy to Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for about 11 years.
Egypt manager Héctor Cúper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game.
A tanker exploded near a gas station in Accra on Saturday killing seven people, officials in Ghana said.
Fear and uncertainty reign in Cameroon's Northwest and Southwest regions following a week of violent clashes between protesters and government forces that have left at least 10 people dead.
An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is occurring in Madagascar, leaving at least 24 dead and scores infected across the country.
Three US Green Berets were killed and two others were wounded in southwest Niger near the Mali-Niger border when a joint US-Nigerien patrol was attacked Wednesday, US officials told CNN.
Arriving at the Saxon Hotel requires a series of grand entrances: the imposing 20-foot gate through the high walls that separate the grounds from Johannesburg's suburban expanse; the meandering drive through the lush gardens; the foyer to the hotel with its enormous ostrich egg chandelier.
A prominent critic of President Robert Mugabe is facing 20 years in jail if convicted of multiple counts of subverting Zimbabwe's government.
Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a spaceship, but for digital artist Jacque Njeri, the semi-nomadic nature of the tribe makes members the perfect candidates for space exploration.
Public transportation could be changed forever with the implementation of a digital upgrade to South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency
The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby's recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art