West Africans Need To Abandon Cultural Practices To Beat Ebola: UN Chief
December 19 2014 3:39 PM
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that West Africans need to abide by health protocols.
Algeria Investigates Soccer Player's Death
December 19 2014 11:35 AM
A new post-mortem test indicated that the 24-year-old player was beaten to death in a locker room back in August.
Mozambique Becomes One Of The Few African States With Legal Abortion
December 19 2014 10:56 AM
The new law will ease prohibitions on abortion regulations in the country, allowing women to electively terminate their pregnancies during the first 12 weeks.
Kenya's President Signs Controversial Anti-Terror Bill
December 19 2014 7:55 AM
The bill was signed a day after fights broke out in parliament on Thursday during a tense vote on the new measures.
Three Pieces Of Car Tech To See At CES 2015
December 18 2014 3:58 PM
Over the past few years automakers have taken center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here's what to look for this time.
Boko Haram Attack Claims 32 Lives In Nigeria
December 18 2014 8:41 AM
The news of the latest attack comes a day after a Nigerian military court sentenced 54 soldiers to death after they were convicted of mutiny.
Ebola Virus Kills Another Sierra Leone Doctor
December 18 2014 8:12 AM
The virus has already killed more than 350 healthcare workers and has infected 18,600 people in West Africa.
Nigeria Sentences 54 Soldiers To Death For Mutiny
December 18 2014 12:37 AM
Nigerian soldiers claim they lack the weapons and supplies to tackle the well-armed Boko Haram, who have been fighting an insurgency since 2009.
What The Ruble Crisis Means For Africa
December 17 2014 2:19 PM
While Africa will likely be immune to Russia's economic problems, wider global trends could hurt them both.
Three Years Later, North Korea Is Still Mourning Kim Jong Il's Death
December 17 2014 1:35 PM
Three years after Kim Jong Il's death, the official mourning period for the leader is finally over.
Activists Will Airdrop ‘The Interview’ DVDs Into North Korea
December 16 2014 8:05 PM
For years, a group has launched balloons containing "illegal" materials into the country.
Belgium Lifts Ban On Ivory Coast Diamonds
December 16 2014 1:02 PM
Ivory Coast diamond trade was once banned after authorities found that "blood diamonds" were fueling war and conflict.
Kenya Targets NGOs In Fight Against Al-Shabab
December 16 2014 12:19 PM
Fake charity organizations are a major source of revenue for terrorist organizations such as al-Shabab.
Fitbit's Latest Fitness Tracker A Big Improvement Over Recalled 'Force'
December 16 2014 11:00 AM
The dominant fitness tracker brand tries to come back from a unit that caused skin irritation in many users.
66 Journalists Were Murdered In 2014
December 16 2014 10:41 AM
The country with the most journalist murders was Syria, followed by Palestine and Ukraine.
Low Oil Prices Could Spark Further Violence In Nigeria
December 16 2014 8:16 AM
As oil prices go down, tensions are on the rise in Nigeria.
Financial Crime Cost Developing Nations $6.6T In Past Decade
December 15 2014 6:25 PM
Developing countries lose more money through corruption and tax evasion than they receive in international aid, a report shows.
Arab Donors Weaken Western Bid To Pressure Gambia Financially
December 15 2014 2:32 PM
Poor nations with questionable human rights records are finding generous donors outside the Western world.
Mali Says It Released 4 Prisoners To Free French Hostage
December 15 2014 7:58 AM
French hostage Serge Lazarevic was released by al Qaeda last week after three years in captivity.
Miss World 2014 Crowned, Meet Rolene Strauss
December 14 2014 5:29 PM
Rolene Strauss of South Africa won the title of Miss World 2014 in London Sunday.