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.
Officials suspect Boko Haram is behind the attempted attack on the city of Maiduguri.
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.
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.
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.
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.