Before turning into an icon of national reconciliation, Nelson Mandela trained to wage war, in Ethiopia -- and left a deep legacy there.
South Africa's Nelson Mandela, former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at the age of 95.
The surrender of the M23 guerrillas didn't stop the United Nations from deploying UAVs against militant groups.
A new fiber-optic cable network in Uganda brings hope to techies in Africa -- and to Google's plan to wire the developing world.
Fast economic growth in developing countries isn't doing enough to ameliorate poverty.
President Joyce Banda faces the music as a number of donors suspend development assistance.
Addis Ababa should be one of Africa's brightest tech hotspots, but the government is slowing things down.
A peace deal between Congo and a guerrilla group backed by Rwanda has been delayed yet again, and the central African conflicts continue.
The facility will use technology to address some of Africa's most-pressing problems.
Boko Haram has become a byword for instability in northern Nigeria, but Islamist militants are not the only ones to blame.
Fast economic growth across the African continent can worsen living conditions for slum dwellers.
The International Criminal Court agreed that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will not go to trial until February.
A new astronomical observatory on Entoto, near Addis Ababa, could set the stage for Ethiopian space science.
Manufacturing barely makes a dent in Ethiopia's GDP, and the roadblocks to industrialization are many.
Debris found at the site of the explosion suggests the perpetrators may have planned to target a major soccer game.
African leaders decided Saturday to push for an amendment barring the International Criminal Court from trying sitting heads of state.
An AU summit Friday could result in an unprecedented mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.
U.N. forces embroiled in the civil war in the Congo have two new foes: One is tied to Rwanda, and the other is an Islamist group.
Sudan has seen plenty of protests large and small over the past two years. Could this one break the mold?
The company hopes to build up a market among Africa's subsistence farming communities.