A new report from the World Bank and the World Heath Organization reveals 400 million people can't access essential healthcare.
Opponents of Burundi's ruling party demanded the envoy step down, accusing him of not focusing on the main cause of the conflict.
Boko Haram: Three Women Dead After Suicide Bombing In Nigeria As President Buhari Meets With Foreign Officials
Officials suspect Boko Haram is behind the attempted attack on the city of Maiduguri.
Documents Show Soco International Paid Bribes To Officials To Work In Congo's Virunga National Park: Global Witness Report
A watchdog group says Soco paid thousands of dollars to Congolese officials, despite its vehement denial.
A crackdown on suspected money laundering makes it hard for friends and family to send money home, but Somalia depends on remittances.
The United Nations has closed the Ebola response center in Ghana as the outbreak fades.
The Eritrean government forces its citizens to spy on each other, arrests people without cause and tortures prisoners, a U.N. report finds.
While some investors are dubious about Africa's political problems, its economic future remains bright, Ernst & Young analysts say.
Mobile Phone Use On The Rise In Africa, But Analysts At World Economic Forum Warn That Governments Must Keep Up
The continent has experienced a massive increase in cell phone users, but the infrastructure needs to be there.
Jihadist groups in North Africa need millions to finance their activities, so they have moved on from kidnapping to something much more lucrative: drug trafficking.
Scientists say the cure for Ebola may already exist in drugs like antidepressant Zoloft and heart drug Vascor.
After weeks of protests, dozens of deaths and hundreds of arrests, Burundi officials are delaying elections.
“The soldiers said: ‘Welcome to your die house. Welcome to your place of death,’” a former detainee told Amnesty International.
Anti-Poaching Groups In Africa Becoming “Militarized” To Protect Elephants, Rhinos, Small Arms Survey Shows
As well-armed criminal groups kill Africa’s elephants at an alarming rate, anti-poaching groups are becoming “militarized” in response.
The extremist group has released a video featuring gunfights and boasting.
Some jihadist groups in West Africa are putting their hands on heavy weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles.
Days after his inauguration, Nigeria's anti-corruption president finds out officials at his central bank may have been crooked.
Doctors Without Borders has taken staff out of the world’s largest refugee camp after a string of nearby attacks by al Shabab.
Red Cross, WHO Send Medical Teams To Guinea-Bissau, Guinea After Possible Cross-Border Ebola Patient
Weeks after Liberia declared itself Ebola-free, the virus pops up nearby.
By 2050, Africa will be the world’s youngest economic region, but capitalizing on this demographic wave requires planning.
Chinese demand for illegal ivory isn't slowing, and 10,000 elephants in Mozambique have paid for it.
Officials are trying to stop antiquities smuggling, but may be digging themselves into a hole.
Analysts Raise Expectations for Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, Though Commodity Prices Pose Threat For Future
Sub-Saharan African economies are on the rise, but the gains aren’t without risks.
Kansas State University scientists have developed a vaccine for two strains of avian flu.
Africa’s biggest oil producer has been crippled by record-low crude prices this year.
The Baloch Liberation Army said it was responsible for the attack.
Local journalists in Burundi have been forced into hiding after pro-government forces destroyed media outlets and even made personal threats.
The European Union has a new plan to tackle its migrant problem, but experts say it's unworkable.
The country has a strong economic relationship with China, but critics say Chinese in schools isn’t a good idea.
At World Health Assembly, World Health Organization Makes Plans For Change After 'Catastrophic' Response To Ebola Virus Outbreak
WHO has been criticized for its slow response to the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history.