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    One billion Tanzanian shilling reward for abducted billionaire

    One billion Tanzanian shilling reward for abducted billionaire


    The family of kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji offered a $440,000 reward for information on his...

    The family of kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji offered a $440,000 reward for information on his whereabouts.
    Kanye and Kim meet Ugandan President Museveni

    Kanye and Kim meet Ugandan President Museveni


    President Yoweri Museveni has met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House...

    President Yoweri Museveni has met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House Entebbe.
    At least 34 killed in Uganda mudslides. floods

    At least 34 killed in Uganda mudslides. floods


    At least 34 people were killed after mudslides and floods engulfed homes in eastern Uganda, according to the Uganda Red Cross Society on...

    At least 34 people were killed after mudslides and floods engulfed homes in eastern Uganda, according to the Uganda Red Cross Society on Friday.
    Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen

    Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen


    Gunmen have kidnapped an African billionaire from a luxury hotel in Dar res Salaam, Tanzania, police told...

    Gunmen have kidnapped an African billionaire from a luxury hotel in Dar res Salaam, Tanzania, police told CNN.
    It's time to act end FGM and save girls in Somalia

    It's time to act end FGM and save girls in Somalia


    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...

    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.
    Meet the female tech genius coding at Ethiopia's first AI lab

    Meet the female tech genius coding at Ethiopia's first AI lab


    At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred to as 'Sheba...

    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 cancels $300 million airport deal with China

    Sierra Leone cancels $300 million airport deal with China


    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...

    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.
    HIV-positive mother donates liver to her uninfected baby in South Africa

    HIV-positive mother donates liver to her uninfected baby in South Africa


    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...

    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 killed in Kenya bus crash

    At least 50 killed in Kenya bus crash


    At least 50 people, including seven children, were killed in a bus crash west of Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, police...

    At least 50 people, including seven children, were killed in a bus crash west of Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday, police said.
    South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns

    South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns


    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of the country's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene on...

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of the country's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday.
    Kenya's $800 million flower market is seeing a boost from China

    Kenya's $800 million flower market is seeing a boost from China


    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...

    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.

    "We heard gunshots all through the day," says Cameroon voter


    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...

    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.
    The Nigerian women who reject feminism

    The Nigerian women who reject feminism


    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...

    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.
    Bobi Wine: The 'Ghetto President' versus the strongman President

    Bobi Wine: The 'Ghetto President' versus the strongman President


    In one corner is Bobi Wine, the charismatic and wildly popular musician, affectionately known in Uganda as 'the Ghetto...

    In one corner is Bobi Wine, the charismatic and wildly popular musician, affectionately known in Uganda as 'the Ghetto President.'
    Inside Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its past

    Inside Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its past


    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with...

    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent's early interactions with Europe.
    Report details failures in Niger mission

    Report details failures in Niger mission


    The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S....

    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.