"It's one more step towards connecting the whole world,” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote in an online post.
A new study found cell phones are now as common in South Africa and Nigeria as they are in the United States, but landline telephones are rare.
The couple’s relationship went south when the husband apparently refused to have a traditional Ghanaian wedding ceremony.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ruled out the possibility of granting clemency to Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Burkina Faso’s government confirmed on Wednesday that an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu was responsible for the deaths of large numbers of chickens in two regions of the country in recent weeks.
For his fifth trip to Africa, Obama will be co-hosting a meeting for business owners, investors and policymakers.
Australia has tried to convince Indonesia to grant clemency to two of its nationals sentenced to death for smuggling drugs.
Hundreds of college students each year spend spring break helping others. Here's how you can join them.
The Australian government has been attempting to save the lives of the two members of the so-called Bali Nine, convicted in 2005.
After a boom in cocoa prices last year, Valentine's day chocolates may be more expensive than ever -- but not for long.
Cultures around the world have put their own spin on Valentine's Day traditions.
The service will give millions of consumers on the subcontinent free or low-cost access to a range of online services.
Despite violence and more than 30 minutes of delay, Ghana secured a 3-0 win against Equatorial Guinea.
The seven foreigners, and four Indonesians, were denied clemency by the president. The government says they will be executed this year.
The Nigerian Islamist group had, last week, allegedly killed over 2,000 people, including women and children, in the town of Baga.
The world eats more cocoa than farmers produce, according to top chocolate makers.