Botswana’s High Court Postpones Decision in Gay Sex Case

Botswana's High Court on Thursday postponed its ruling on a case challenging the criminalisation of gay sex, which is being scrutinised by campaigners hoping...

Mosquito-Killing Drug Offers New Tool for Fighting Malaria

DAKAR - A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool...

World Bank to Lend Angola $1 Billion

JOHANNESBURG - The World Bank will lend Angola $1 billion to fund social security and water projects, their president's office said on Wednesday. Angola, Africa's...

‘Momo Challenge Hoax’ Prompts Parents to Help Children Deal with Scary...

Recently a number of school boards and police services issued statements advising parents of an alleged cyberbullying threat called the Momo challenge. It’s unclear how...

Families of Ethiopian Plane Disaster Victims Visit Crash Site

ADDIS ABABA - Draped in traditional white mourning shawls, relatives of the Ethiopian victims of ET Flight 302 gathered silently in a hotel conference...

Jane Goodall Returns to Sierra Leone Chimp Sanctuary Fighting the Odds

Jane Goodall visited a chimpanzee sanctuary in Sierra Leone on Thursday that has taken on the veteran primatologist's mission to protect the animals threatened...

President Ramaphosa Sends Condolences after Ethiopian Plane Crash

President Cyril Ramaphosa has, on behalf of the government and people of South Africa, expressed condolences to the families affected by the Sunday crash...

U.S. Says Zimbabwe Failed to Make Needed Political and Economic Changes

WASHINGTON - The government of Zimbabwe under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has failed to bring about political and economic changes needed to improve the country's...

#MeToo Isn’t Big in Africa. But Women Have Launched Their Own...

Nearly one and a half years ago when Alyssa Milano asked women to click MeToo on their social media platforms, the #MeToo movement was...

Why Mount Kenya is Burning and What Can Be Done to...

Raging fires are destroying parts of Mount Kenya National Park and surrounding areas. So far they’ve affected almost 20,000 hectares of land and killed...

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