Uganda announces limited lockdown to curb Ebola spread
The 21-day lockdown is in effect in Uganda's Mubende and Kassanda districts.
Scary study shows how snakebites are a far bigger killer than we thought
Lack of access to health centers, poor antivenom supplies and some of the deadliest snakes in the world all contribute to the problem.
On World Food Day, Leave No One Behind
As more disasters are likely to happen, more urgent funding is required.
A Person Dies of Hunger Every Four Seconds
Feeding the hungry must become a priority for everyone.
Black Mamba Kills Man's Wife, Daughter and Nephew in Single Attack
The venomous black mamba is one of the most feared snakes in the world, described as the fastest snake in Africa.
Environmental Groups Call on DRC Govt to Stop Oil and Gas Blocks Auction
While the government believes the oil exploitation will respect the environment, local and international NGOs are calling for the cancellation of the project.
Candace Owens Says British Colonization of Africa Was a 'Net Positive'
"This is something that can be traced back to people just being extremely ignorant about history," the conservative commentator said on her talk show.
Mauritanians Protest Law Requiring Arabic Language Lessons
The law passed in July calls for primary-level classes to be taught in a local vernacular.
Crown on Queen's Coffin Contains Controversial African Diamond
As the queen was taken through London streets on a gun carriage, the Imperial State Crown, which contains the diamond, rested on a velvet cushion on her coffin.
Woman Pulls Out Mysterious Metal Box Mid-Flight, Sparking Bomb Fears
"My immediate thought was this does look a bit dodgy but then I just assumed it was some kind of strange medical device," journalist Will Brown told Newsweek.
Texas Hunter Catches Legendary 'Man-Eating Dinosaur' Crocodile on Holiday
The enormous reptile was 15 feet long and weighed over 1,000 lbs.
'Beast' Hippo Attacks Man, Bites Large Chunk of Flesh From His Shoulder
"I stepped out of my house when I heard the neighbours screaming, and that's when I came face to face with the beast," the victim said.
Shock as Woman Swims to Extreme Lengths for Social Media Clip: 'Scary'
"Dangerous but beautiful, even more with the rainbow," one TikToker wrote of the video showing a woman swimming near the 355-feet-high Victoria Falls.
Africa Is Doubling Down On Climate Adaptation
Africa is in a race against time to adapt to climate change. We urgently need to mobilize climate finance and put it to work where it is needed most.
Queen Elizabeth II's 'Continued Colonialism' Criticized Across Social Media
Colonialism is being debated online with various academics and writers criticizing Queen Elizabeth II and the U.K. in the wake of her death.
BBC Slammed for 'Rebranding Colonialism' After Queen Elizabeth II Death
Social media users have criticized international news outlets for seemingly reframing history, specifically Queen Elizabeth II's relationship with Africa.
Woman Almost Trampled by Elephant: 'I Just Had To Lie There and Play Dead'
"I was waiting for him to kneel on me and crush me and slice his tusks through me... I was petrified," conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton told Newsweek.
Italian Nun Shot and Killed in Apparent ISIS-Affiliate Attack in Mozambique
Marie De Coppi was reportedly attempting to reach a dormitory when she was shot in the head.
Fact Check: Did Nigeria Ban White Models from Advertising?
On social media, some are accusing the policy of being "racist" for purportedly targeting white people.
Africa's Oldest Dinosaur Ever Discovered Is 230 Million Years Old
Christopher Griffin, who uncovered the find, said he had to "stop and take a breath" when he realised that he was about to discover the well-preserved fossil.
Fact Check: Did Smuggled Crocodile Cause Plane Crash in the Congo?
Claims that the crash was caused by a crocodile running rampage around the aircraft have been circulating for years.
Lion Mauls Man at Ghana Zoo After Alleged Attempt to Steal Cub
The man is suspected to have targeted the cubs due to their rare status as white lions.
Harry Pays Tribute to Diana: Wishes Archie and Lilibet 'Could Have Met Her'
Harry said that in the 25th anniversary year of her death that Diana "will never be forgotten" and that he wants the date to be "filled with memories."
Pilots of Boeing 737 Both Doze Off, Overshoot Airport on Two-Hour Flight
The pilots were unreachable after dozing off around the point that the plane should have begun its descent.
U.S.-Morocco—Strategic Partnership With Room to Grow
With reliable allies in short supply, it is time for the U.S. to build on the firm foundation it has already established with Morocco.
The Wolf at the Door in the Central African Republic
The U.N.'s overall humanitarian plan for the Central African Republic is only 44 percent funded.
How Russia Is Using Food to Divide the U.S. From Africa
As leaders grapple with how to respond to the conflict's fallout, the West has found itself with fewer allies and more vulnerable to Russian propaganda than it expected.
Egypt and the U.S.' Next Shared Challenge Is Global Energy Security
As we celebrate 100 years of cooperation, Egypt and the U.S. can reflect proudly on our shared successes.
First Infant Dies From Marburg Outbreak, Virus Related to Ebola
The infant was the son of one of the virus's first victims in Ghana, with its mother also testing positive.
Secret Tomb of Ancient Egyptian General Unearthed By Archaeologists
Egyptian military official Wahibre-mery-Neith was in charge of recruiting soldiers of fortune from Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands.