A court in Zimbabwe awarded Ricky Eugene Nathanson, who identifies as a transgender woman, $400,000 after Nathanson sued police over an arrest for using the women’s bathroom.
Media reports say a van carrying 52 migrants has smashed through border barriers between Morocco and Spain to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is under fire for allegedly faking black support in a campaign email in late October that claimed 400 African-Americans in South Carolina had endorsed his “Douglass Plan” for equality.
Voice of America News (VOA) on Thursday published a fascinating article about how Ugandan dissidents are learning to evade surveillance technology sold to their repressive government by China’s Huawei telecom giant
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned this week that the danger and instability posed by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are stifling efforts to eradicate the Ebola virus across the country.
Pope Francis launched an appeal Wednesday on behalf of Burkina Faso, which recently witnessed the death of scores of citizens in a lethal attack presumably perpetrated by Islamic extremists.
A report published by the Nigerian branch of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Monday found that 68 percent of the minerals exported by Nigeria in 2017 were sent to China.
The redoubtable South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier has compared the current “abortion pandemic” to the Nazi Holocaust, noting ties between the creation of the lethal gas used in concentration camps and the production of the abortion pill.
Around 1.2 million Nigerians currently live in areas controlled by the Boko Haram jihadist organization, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria warned this week.
At least 105 people have been murdered over the past three months in “machete wars” fought between criminal gangs in Zimbabwe, according to a report from a non-governmental organization called the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP).
Police in Ibadan state, Nigeria, announced on Monday the rescue of over 259 captives held at a mosque in the town of Ojoo, the latest in a series of raids against supposed Islamic “rehabilitation” centers.
Unknown assailants stabbed a journalist to death in Congo known for warning on radio about the spread of Ebola, the country’s military confirmed on Sunday.
Pirates have kidnapped nine crew members after hijacking a Norwegian cargo ship off the coast of the West African country of Benin.
Authorities in northern Nigeria shut down a children’s facility described as a “torture chamber” on Wednesday, rescuing dozens in the process.
Kenya marked the end of 200 days since the abduction of two Cuban slave doctors, believed to be under the custody of the jihadist terrorist group al-Shabaab, on Wednesday with hearings featuring witnesses of the abduction near the Somali border in April.
Libya’s coast guard said Monday it intercepted dozens of Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast the previous day.
At a meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Thursday, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed agreements with Russian President Vladimir Putin for military cooperation and economic development, including Nigeria’s oil and gas resources. Nigeria is also working with Russia to construct a nuclear power plant.
The government of Zimbabwe on Tuesday designated October 25 as “Anti-Sanctions Day,” a new “holiday” intended to protest ongoing U.S. sanctions against a number of Zimbabwean officials, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
A series of internal Boeing messages between test pilots suggests that the aircraft manufacturer knew of issues facing the 737 Max fleet, later involved in two disastrous crashes, as early as 2016.
President Muhammadu Buhari announced a major crackdown against so-called “Islamic reform schools” in Nigeria on Monday after authorities rescued hundreds of boys from facilities akin to “torture chambers.”
A number of African nations including Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, and Sudan have closed their borders in recent months just as Europe is relaxing its own external borders.
China opened the second phase of its $5 billion railroad in Kenya, a major component of the international Belt and Road Initiative, on Thursday.
Around 50 percent of African children are not registered at birth and effectively stateless, often meaning they cannot access essential social services such as healthcare and education, according to recent figures obtained by the United Nations.
A Catholic priest in Kenya who had been missing for seven days after being kidnapped has been found dead with his throat slit and his body “cut” and buried in a shallow grave.
A Nigerian bishop said Wednesday that he is in favor of border walls because they protect the lives of citizens and allow for controlled, legal migration.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s administration announced on Thursday that it will resurrect a bill that punishes homosexuality with death.
The study was released on Wednesday, detailing abuse received by women in Nigeria, Ghana, Myanmar, and Guinea during childbirth.
Nigeria’s Premium Times reported Sunday on an October 3 attack on a military convoy by Boko Haram terrorists in which 11 soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded.
A pilot in South Africa is dead and one passenger is injured after their plane crashed into a home located in a residential neighborhood, police said Monday.
The Nigerian military announced the release of 25 children arrested in Boko Haram raids on Thursday.