Despite an increase in the number of people at risk for malaria, mortality rates have dropped dramatically since 2000 through the use of a handful of tools that global health advocates hope to supplement with a
In early 2008, a young Kenyan man known by many as DJ Talanta – for his popular work as a disc jockey – tried to prevent a woman from being raped in the post-election violence. He lost his arm in the process.
At an extraordinary summit held earlier this month, the African Union proposed a resolution that “no charges shall be commenced or continued before any International Court or Tribunal against any serving AU Head of State or Government
An anti-slavery campaign group says in a new report that Nigeria has the highest number of people living in what it describes as "modern slavery" in Africa, while Mauritania has Africa's – and the world's – hig
Meet a Naija incarnation of the blackface character ever-present in the Dutch story of Sinterklaas. But this Zwarte Piet is more than just a fleeting holiday figure. He’s Africa’s answer to hassle-free migration to Europe...
A new report on corruption in Uganda names President Yoweri Museveni as one of those responsible for what it calls widespread "bribery, nepotism, and misuse of official positions and resources" in the country.