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Angolan rapper ends strike after ‘appeal from wife’

Popular Angolan rapper Luaty Beirao ended his five-week hunger strike in prison for the sake of his wife and their daughter, his lawyer Luiz...

CCM party holds lead in Tanzania election

Tanzania's ruling party presidential hopeful held a narrow lead Wednesday with around half the votes counted in the country's tightest ever election. With 133 of...

Congo faces civil disobedience

Opposition leaders in Congo on Tuesday called a "civil disobedience" campaign to pressure the government into retracting a planned constitutional amendment that will enable...

Ghanian entrepreneur empowering people with disabilities

A young Ghanian entrepreneur is empowering people with disabilities through an innovative foot-wear business specializing in designing and making shoes from recycled materials. Co-Founder of...

Libya helicopter shot down killing at least 12

At least 12 bodies have been recovered after a helicopter carrying up to 23 people crashed near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, according to...

IMF Report: Weaker growth in Sub Saharan Africa amid deteriorating global...

The International Monetary Fund has given a rather bleak forecast for Sub Saharan Africa's economy. It has warned that the economies of sub-Saharan Africa are...

Côte d’Ivoire president Ouattara easily wins re-election

  Cote d'Ivoire's electoral commission says President Alassane Ouattara has won a second five-year term with nearly 84% of the vote. Youssouf Bakayoko, the head of...

CAF Champions League: Finalists TP Mazembe chasing history against USM Alger

DR Congo's TP Mazembe are seeking to become Africa's joint second most-successful football club in the CAF Champions League ahead of their 2015 final...

Utilizing technology in classrooms in Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire is aiming to put more digital media in the classroom. The West African country introduced a special computer for students last year -...

Morocco retain IBSA Blind Football African Championship title

Morocco's blind football team has booked a place for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after beating Cameroon 2-0 at the finals of the African...
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