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Top East African language attracts Chinese learners

Newly introduced Swahili classes for Chinese living in Kenya have been increasing in popularity. Swahili is the official and national language of both Kenya...

‘Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician John Nash Dies in Car Crash

John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning...

Remains of Burkina Faso’s slain Ex-Leader Sankara to be Exhumed

  The remains of slain former president Thomas Sankara and 12 of his colleagues who were assassinated during a coup d'etat in 1987 will be...

Parliamentary elections in Ethiopia come to a close

The first Parliamentary elections in Ethiopia since the death of the countries longest serving prime minister the late Meles Zenawi have come to a...

Fears of more opposition protests in Burundi

  Opposition demonstrators in Burundi have threatened to return to the streets after an opposition leader was killed by unknown assailants over the weekend. Zedi Feruzi...

Kenya’s President Kenyatta to mentor high school students

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta have launched a unique mentorship project that will benefit bright pupils from across the country. The project...

Africa day: Do you have a reason to celebrate?

Every year on May 25th,  Africa marks the Africa Day as a sign of unity for the continent. Today is 52 years since the founding...

Ghana’s best-known artist and his work being celebrated

He is one of Ghana's best-known artists and his work is now being celebrated. 70-year old Ato Delaquis has been painting and drawing since...

Clementine Toure prepares team for upcoming FIFA women’s world cup

When Africa's representatives to the women's world cup begin their campaign in Canada next month, Cote d'Ivoire will stand out. But not for it's...

Thousands gather for Sister Irene Stefani’s beatification in Kenyan town

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Nyeri, a town in central Kenya Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of Sister Irene “Nyaatha” Stefani,...
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