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Kenya's Supreme Court involved in 'coup,' says Kenyatta

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:39:13 GMT

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta publicly rebuked the country's Supreme Court on Thursday, saying its decision to annul the result of last month's election amounted to a "coup."(image)


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Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' hacking claims

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:15:18 GMT

Kenya's highest court delivered its verdict for annulling last month's presidential election, condemning the country's voting authority for failing to give the court full access to its IT servers.(image)


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Trump praises nonexistent African country's health care

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:23:28 GMT

President Donald Trump lavished praise on the health care system of Nambia during a speech at the United Nations. But there's one little problem -- there's no such country.(image)


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The Nigerian man saving Boko Haram orphans

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:59:52 GMT

He has helped to educate and feed hundreds of displaced Boko Haram orphans and his efforts have earned him the United Nations' highest honor.(image)


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Africa's only female soccer president to stand for re-election

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:11:51 GMT

Sierra Leone Football Association president Isha Johansen has announced she will stand for re-election despite admitting that her decision will "infuriate a lot of people."(image)


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Egypt police 'torture political detainees'

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:49:44 GMT

Egypt's police and National Security officers are carrying out widespread and systematic torture of political prisoners, which probably amounts to a crime against humanity, rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released Wednesday.(image)


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Nigeria announces $5.8B deal for power plant

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:18:47 GMT

The government of Nigeria has announced the award of a $5.8 billion contract to build what will be the largest power plant in the country.(image)


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Nigeria, South Africa emerge from recession

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:32:58 GMT

Two of the largest economies in Africa are growing again after recessions.(image)


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U.S. journalist killed in South Sudan

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 18:05:23 GMT

A US journalist has been killed in South Sudan.(image)


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Nigeria's flagship carrier gets takeover bid

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:56:28 GMT

Nigeria's leading airline could soon be under new management.(image)


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Critic of Rwanda's President Kagame arrested

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 10:29:01 GMT

Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, was arrested on charges of tax evasion and forgery.(image)


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Student accidentally given $1M in financial aid

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:52:33 GMT

A university student in South Africa who discovered an erroneous deposit of $1 million in her financial aid account spent more than $60,000 of the fortune before authorities realized the mistake, school officials said.(image)


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2 guilty in South Africa coffin assault case

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:26:43 GMT

Two white men have been convicted of attempted murder after they forced a black South African farmworker into a coffin, which they then threatened to set alight.(image)


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Will Kenya win war on plastic?

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:53:35 GMT

Holding a pack of plastic bags, Jonathan Mwagangi maneuvers through a crowd of shoppers in Eastleigh, Nairobi's busy shopping market, looking for his next customer.(image)


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Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m final

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:22:13 GMT

From heartbreak to hope for an athlete who experienced 24 hours like no other at the IAAF World Championships in London.(image)


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The artist taking the Maasai to space

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:20:16 GMT

Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a spaceship, but for digital artist Jacque Njeri, the semi-nomadic nature of the tribe makes members the perfect candidates for space exploration.(image)


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The ultimate list of scenic splendor

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:49:54 GMT

These awe-inspiring views will make you wish you'd paid attention in geography class.(image)


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Seychelles: 115 islands vs climate change

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:35:43 GMT

Warmer waters and rising sea levels threaten the low-lying archipelago.(image)


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Recycled materials turned South African art

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:40:48 GMT

How artists outside Pretoria upcycled old items to create new decorative pieces for their township(image)


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The Nigerian inventor building a jet car

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:17:54 GMT

Meet the self-taught inventor building a car that runs on land, on sea and in the air.(image)


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Defining masculinity through dance

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:29:54 GMT

Kamogelo Molobye is using the art of movement to talk about social issues(image)


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How technology saved an abandoned baby rhino

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:25:47 GMT

An implanted microchip led rescuers to a lost, injured rhino just in time(image)


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African art arrives on the big stage

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:11:07 GMT

The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby's recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art(image)


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South African trains ride into the digital age

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:49:38 GMT

Public transportation could be changed forever with the implementation of a digital upgrade to South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency(image)


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Why Uganda may stop accepting hand-me-downs

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:52:24 GMT

Second hand clothing is a big part of the Ugandan economy, but a proposed ban on such imports may change that(image)


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Uganda's inspirational playwright

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:56:04 GMT

Meet Judith Adong, the director bringing social empowerment to others through theatre(image)


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