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There is a particular sound a queen bee makes when she is preparing to summon her troops into a swarm and head out for new horizons.
They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape created millennia ago by volcanic eruptions.
The NBA is launching a professional basketball league in Africa that will feature 12 teams from several countries across the continent.
CNN's David McKenzie speaks to incumbent Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger Atiku Abubakir, getting rare access to both campaigns as they make the final push in the country's election.
Biologists captured rare images and video of a black leopard, also known as a black panther, in and around Kenya's Laikipia Wilderness Camp.
The economic migrants are hoping to find jobs in Saudi Arabia, but have to risk their lives by crossing Yemen's war zone.
Just meters from the balcony of the hotel room, a troop of black and white colobus monkeys scouts the treetops for tender leaves.
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.
Nigerian hip-hop star Falz the Bahd Guy explains how the popularity of afrobeats is helping to reconstruct ideas about the country's culture.