The 93-year-old Zimbabwean President is Africa's oldest ruler.
The U.S. backed the country in its independence struggle. Now, it is needed again.
New report calls for a public inquiry into Riyadh's role in exporting "bigoted Wahhabi ideology."
Nigeria slipped into recession in 2016 after militants blew up oil facilities. But the government is trying to negotiate peace.
The government has threatened to publish a list of gay rights activists.
Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state at 93, is running for reelection in 2018. If he wins, he'll stay in power until he's 99.
More than 1.3 million people have been displaced in less than a year, but Congo has received little in the way of aid.
Five things you may not know about refugees.
Poison is becoming the weapon of choice for poachers in Zimbabwe, where the elephant population has fallen by 10,000 in the past decade.
Nearly 10,000 wildebeest die in mass drownings almost every year, and that's a good thing.
President Kabila was due to step down in December 2016, but Congo failed to organize elections, leading to deadly protests.
A suicide bomber drove a car into Posh Hotel, the Somali capital's only venue with a disco.
Lipolelo Thabane, 58, was traveling home with a friend when both women were shot by an unknown assailant in the town of Masana.
Engineering a fungus with deadly venom could fight the mosquitoes carrying the lethal virus—and be safe for humans.
Donkey skins are boiled down to form the basis of a tonic believed to increase sex drive and fight aging in traditional Chinese medicine.
The events at The Hague should send another strong message that such war crimes will no longer be tolerated.
Decades of terrorism in Africa show that heavy-handedness is not the solution to a rising militant threat.
As a continent Africa already faces four droughts—working against the effects of climate change is a necessity, not an option.
Marcel Pika, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was detained in 2016 following the bloody aftermath of Republic of Congo's presidential election.
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.