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The family of kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji offered a $440,000 reward for information on his whereabouts.
President Yoweri Museveni has met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House Entebbe.
At least 34 people were killed after mudslides and floods engulfed homes in eastern Uganda, according to the Uganda Red Cross Society on Friday.
Gunmen have kidnapped an African billionaire from a luxury hotel in Dar res Salaam, Tanzania, police told CNN.
Four young girls lost their lives recently after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia. They had a lot in common. All four were almost the same age - between 10 and 11 years old. Everyone lived within a 200-mile radius.
At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred to as 'Sheba Valley'.
Sierra Leone has nixed plans to build a controversial, $318 million airport outside the capital of Freetown with a Chinese company and funded by Chinese loans.
A liver transplant from an HIV-positive woman to her uninfected baby in South Africa has the potential to widen the country's organ donor pool, experts say.
At least 50 people, including seven children, were killed in a bus crash west of Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, police said.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of the country's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday.
The jailed vice president of Rwanda's opposition FDU-Inkingi party escaped from prison on Sunday, according to the country's correctional service.
Red Lands Roses in Kenya produces some of the boldest shades of roses, from a glossy red to a bright yellow and even a vivid pink. Every single bundle of flowers is carefully prepared for export to several countries, with China being one of their biggest markets.
Voters in Cameroon's troubled north and southwest regions stayed away from Sunday's elections as violence broke out between security forces and armed separatists, residents told CNN.
Can a woman who is running for office in a patriarchy not describe herself as a feminist? This is the question many are asking after Nigerian presidential candidate, Eunice Atuejide, tweeted that she does not like feminism.
In the largest park in Paris, women openly work as prostitutes. But police say most of them are slaves.
The parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu have told CNN that terror group Boko Haram has issued an execution deadline for their daughter.
When Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire learned that she was going to be released from jail, she couldn't believe the news.
In one corner is Bobi Wine, the charismatic and wildly popular musician, affectionately known in Uganda as 'the Ghetto President.'
Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with Europe.
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.