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Obama praises Buhari for pursuing security in Nigeria

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has again vowed to tackle Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Speaking at a dinner held at the U.S.Chamber of Commerce, Buhari...

Violence rocks Burundi as voters go to the polls for presidential...

At least one policeman and a civilian were killed in overnight violence before Burundi's presidential vote on Tuesday after blasts and gunfire echoed around...

Teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world-first that renews hope for the...

Burundi Elections:Presidential vote proceeds despite violence

  Burundians go to the polls today to vote for the president amid sporadic violence in parts of the capital Bujumbura. Gunfire and grenade blasts have...

Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked

The parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of...

Rwanda launches consultations on Kagame third term

Rwandan lawmakers began a national tour Monday consulting people on possible constitutional changes to allow President Paul Kagame a third term in power, parliament...

President Buhari begins a four-day visit to Washington

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is due to meet with President Barack Obama in Washington. The two leaders are expected to hold talks on several...

Hissene Habre: Profile on Africa’s “Pinochet”

What you should know about Hissene Habre, his background, how he came to power, and what he's accused of doing to remain there. CCTV's...

Madagascar boasts the best authentic African chocolate

Cocoa is big business in Africa, but so few farmers ever get to eat chocolate. It's a situation Madagascar is changing. The country produces some...

Kenyan Bank offers free money transfer services

Kenya's largest bank by customer numbers, Equity, has launched into the telecommunications service space offering existing service providers the biggest threat yet. The bank unveiled...
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