France wants the Security Council to back an African force aimed at fighting Al-Qaeda and ISIS-linked groups in the Sahel.
American companies have previously had to account for conflict minerals used in their products, but that may be changing.
Some people in Mozambique mistakenly believe baldness is a sign of wealth and that bald people have gold in their heads.
The EU is investing $56 million in a counter-terrorism force in a region awash with militant groups.
Somalia's Al-Qaeda affiliate killed 4,300 people in 2016, making it Africa's biggest militant threat.
The new French president has criticized France's colonial legacy in Africa, but early signs suggest he may not follow through by pulling out.
In the township of Manenberg, one of the worst precincts in South Africa for drug crime, completing high school is a rare achievement.
Mmusi Maimane traveled to Zambia on Thursday to attend the trial of the country's embattled opposition leader, but says he was "assaulted" and turned back upon arrival.
Akinwumi Adesina tells Newsweek that the U.S. must continue its support for Africa to stop militants thriving.
Chinese investment projects in Africa doubled in 2016, while U.S. investment slowed—and may dwindle further under Trump.
Equatorial Guinea's president saluted the late Libyan leader's vision to create a United States of Africa.
"My concern is whether we have cut and past a framework that doesn't work for Africa," says Amina Mohammed.
Rotavirus kills an estimated 1,300 children each day.
Party document acknowledges that it faces 'declining fortunes' among voters.
"The Empire is dead, let it go folks," one critic tweeted.