Suicide bombings carried out by as many as three attackers have killed 13 people in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri. The attack follows army claims that Boko Haram insurgents are nearing defeat.
Though laws may forbid minors from marrying, forced premature matrimony remains a major issue for girls across the world. Many are condemned to lives of suffering.
South Africa tries two white men accused of forcing a black man into a coffin+++South Sudan gets first kidney hospital
The World Health Organization walked back on its move to make Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a "goodwill ambassador." He has been condemned for rights violations and allowing the health care system to deteriorate.
Meetings like the Rebranding Africa Forum bring together some of Africa's most vibrant and innovative young minds to discuss future challenges facing the continent. But when does the talking stop and the action begin?
Researchers from a Swiss university have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child's mother lives close to an oil spill before conception. The findings are worrying for residents of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
Police in the southern African country have detained 140 people linked to mob attacks on people accused of being "bloodsucking vampires." Nine people have been killed after rumors of evil spirits spread.
Young musicians are raising their voices against corruption and oppression in South Africa.
Former football star George Weah will face Liberia's ruling Unity Party Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff presidential election. The announcement came amid cries of foul from three leading opposition parties.
A new report based on the Panama Papers reveals how Africa's politicians, generals and business leaders are systematically siphoning off billions of dollars and parking the money offshore.
Sadat Nduhira is teaching school girls ihow to make their own reusable pads so tthat they don't miss school.
Kenya is suffering from an ongoing drought that is made worse by corruption and policy failures.
The influx of a large number of refugees has put a strain on Uganda's already limited resources.
Flowers are failing to grow in South Africa's Namaqualand region because of severe drought.
Doctors in war-torn Somalia lack the resources to treat the country's most vulnerable citizens.
Without NGO's and the UN World Food Program, thousands would have no access to food in South Sudan.
The fight against Boko Haram is threatening the ability of Nigerian farmers to feed their families.
The ruling party and opposition supporters today gathered to hear the two main presidential candidates as they marked Kenya's Heroes or "Mashujaa" Day.
What does the future hold for young South Sudanese refugees in Uganda?+++Booming business of Ghanaian cuisine in London
What next? Catalonia suspends bid for independence from Spain+++ Greece passes sex change law
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