20 percent of women in Cameroon have been raped at one point in their lives, while another 14 percent said they had escaped a rape attempt.
Western Black Rhino Poached Out of Existence; Declared Extinct, Slack Anti-Poaching Efforts Responsible
The player’s current contract extension will keep him at the club until 2014.
Bollore plans to invest 18 billion CFA francs in Abidjan port by 2013 to make it the region's key sea hub, the French logistics and transport group's Africa chief said.
A violent Islamist sect responsible for scores of killings in northeast Nigeria is increasingly linking up with global jihadist movements like al Qaeda, a military commander in the area told Reuters on Monday.
Here is the list of the nominees for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or World Player of the Year.
UNICEF has announced that more than 2,000 people have died in Africa due to cholera.
A top member of Cameroon's electoral body Elecam was sacked for gross negligence and violation of oath of office days ahead of a presidential poll in the Central African country, state radio said on Friday.
The U.N. war crimes tribunal for Rwanda on Friday acquitted two former ministers of genocide charges, making them among the most high-profile officials to be found not guilty of playing key roles in the 1994 slaughter of about 800,000 people.
Scientists have created the first artificial embryonic stem cells from two endangered species, a breakthrough that could potentially save animals in danger of extinction.
With only two female northern white rhinos left on Earth, and facing imminent extinction, it's no wonder these species don't feel so randy. But things are looking up, as scientists are hoping to use stem cell, rather than sex, to extend a lifeline to the dying breed.
The northern white rhino, which is one of the most endangered animals on Earth is almost extinct. The drill, a west African primate, is threatened by habitat loss and hunting. Scientists believe stem cells could be used to preserve - or even revive - these endangered species and others like them.
Scientists have produced the first stemcells from endangered species, marking the initial steps towards ensuring the survival of endangered species and perhaps even reviving extinct ones through stem cell technology.
Tales of intimidation, racial violence and even murder are multiplying for the hundreds of thousands of black Africans who came to Libya to find work.
Before the revolt started, there were an estimated 2.5-million migrant workers in Libya, perhaps the majority from black Africa. Many remain trapped in the country with no way to get home.
Inter Milan has agreed that Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto?o is set to leave the Italian club