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Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF.
Two South African environment champions have won the Goldman prize for stopping a Russian nuclear deal.
On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.
Inside a record store in Kenyatta market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for African music gems. At stall 570 vinyl culture is thriving.
Archaeologists have virtually reconstructed a statue of ancient Egyptian King Psamtik I, after uncovering thousands of fragments.
The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th anniversary of independence -- and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.
Fired Zimbabwean nurses offered a free clinic to the public in a demonstration outside the country's parliament Friday.
A mace stolen from Nigeria's Senate floor Wednesday has been found under a flyover in Nigeria's capital, Abuja.
A new satirical play, "Operation Restore Regasi," based on the end days of Mugabe's 37-year rule, packed out theaters in Harare.
Over the past few decades Kenyan fishing has rapidly declined, and imports of fish from China have captured the market.
On the second floor of an infectious-disease research facility in this African capital, Dr. Joseph Kamgno, the country's leading expert on parasitic roundworms, stood at his desk staring down at the black hard-shelled case that had just arrived from a bioengineering lab at the University of California-Berkeley.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with United States President Donald Trump at the end of the month, the White House said.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says a rift in terror group Boko Haram is delaying the release of remaining Chibok girls abducted four years ago.
As part of sweeping new internet regulations, the Tanzanian government has introduced a $930 fee for those wanting to have an online blog.
I'm a 19-year-old developer at an MIT-backed startup called dot Learn in Lagos, living in the bustle of Nigeria's largest city. But until recently my life was quite different.
A community of artists in Nigeria's most populous city are creating art that looks so real it's hard to tell it's not.
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.