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amFAR Gala Raises Record of $ 38Million for HIV/AIDS

This year's amFAR celebrity gala has raised a record breaking 38 million US dollars. The glitzy charity event in France auctioned off some impressive...

SA Township Lighting

South Africa's tragic legacy of apartheid can still be seen where many of those left marginalized for years, still remain without basic services like...

Congolese Ex-warlord Sentenced to 12 Years in Jail

Former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes. Katanga was behind the...

Al-shabaab Vows to Launch More Attacks in Kenya

Somalia's Al-Shabaab is calling on its fighters to launch more attacks in Kenya. One of the insurgent group's top commanders has vowed to take...

Nigeria Protests Over Kidnapped Girls

Many Nigerian schools were closed on Thursday. Their teachers came out to protest over the Chibok kidnappings and Boko Haram attacks on school staff....

‘Timbuktu’ Depicts Life under Islamist Rule

As the world-renowned Cannes film festival gets under way in France, a film set in northern Mali is grabbing quite a lot of attention....

Somalia’s Bakaara Market

Mogadishu's largest open-air market is known as Bak-aara. The market sells anything from fruits and garments, to building materials and gold. The Bak-aara is...

Ethiopia Acquires Nine Ships for Export Trade

Ethiopia has been landlocked, since Eritrea split, away from it, more than 20 years ago. But that has not deterred the country, from seeking...

Multinational Force to Hunt Down Boko Haram

Troops from Nigeria and four of its neighbours are to join up to hunt Islamist militant group Boko Haram.The multinational force will patrol around...

Malawi Elections Updates

Elections marred by violence following delays at polling stations Hotly contested election has 11 candidates hoping for the top seat Joyce Banda faces three other main...
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