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Two days after a remarkable military takeover of Zimbabwe's government, its long-serving leader appears to be resisting efforts to force him to stand aside.
In a country that has known only one leader since independence in 1980, the very idea that Zimbabwe could be seeing a change of guard at the top has people here wondering what change even means.
The largest airport in Senegal will open its doors on December 7, after more than a decade of development and delays.
Political strife in the southern African country of Zimbabwe has seen armed soldiers on the streets of the capital, Harare.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.
Two Navy SEALs being investigated over the death of an Army Green Beret in Mali in June are accused of killing him after he discovered they had been stealing, according to a report in the Daily Beast.
An American woman facing charges in Zimbabwe of subversion and insulting the country's President was granted bail at a court hearing Thursday in Harare.
British golfer Ian Poulter took a break from practice at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa, to feed some monkeys on the course.
There were scarcely any hints of the tumultuous years that would follow the swearing-in of Dr. John Pombe Magufuli on 5th November 2015 as Tanzania's fifth president. After all, his Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party had been in power for decades, and his victory seemed to herald continuity with the past.
In the 1920s, French art collector Pierre Vérité began building -- almost in secret -- one of the world's most impressive stashes of African and Oceanic masterpieces.
The plague outbreak in Madagascar has left 133 people dead. But the occurrence of new cases is decreasing.
An outbreak of contagious and deadly Marburg virus disease in the Kween district of eastern Uganda was declared by the nation's Ministry of Health on October 19.
Former US President Barack Obama made a joke about his birthplace and talked about the state of civic culture, in a speech at the Obama Foundation's first global summit.
The convoy's progress is painstaking, the tracks it follows barely defined, at times though open terrain, at times through the thick wooded areas that worry the soldiers most. It makes ideal cover for an ambush, so they dismount and advance on foot before calling their vehicles forward.
Tall and model-thin, Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile turns heads. She receives constant compliments but in her native Botswana, she is met with contempt and abuse -- simply for being openly transgender.
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.
Public transportation could be changed forever with the implementation of a digital upgrade to South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency
Second hand clothing is a big part of the Ugandan economy, but a proposed ban on such imports may change that
The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby's recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art