Beyonce’s pick for lyrics for her latest production, “Lemonade,” was Warsan Shire, a poet of Somali-British parentage.
Despite the guiding hand of a new president and a massive bailout by the federal government last year, salaries of government workers in most of Nigeria’s 36 states have not been paid, in some cases for as long as nine ...
Like a train without brakes, Burundi is barreling towards a collision of ethnic and political factions, with an alarming number of fatalities already reported among Hutus and Tutsis.
Papa Wemba, or Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, was rebellious, prolific, a style icon, at times notorious and always innovative.
When Jocelerme Privert, the interim president of Haiti, was asked if he was keeping up with the presidential campaign in the U.S., he thought the question was about the election problems in his country.
Aegis Defence Services, a UK firm, may have recruited former child soldiers from Sierra Leone to provide security for U.S. bases in Iraq, according to a new TV documentary to premiere next week in Denmark.
Staying true to the promise he made to his country several weeks prior, President Robert Mugabe made sure a number of foreign diamond mining companies ceased operations in the Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe and vacated the land on the ...
Two Chinese immigrants were convicted by a court in Tanzania late last month after they were found to illegally be in possession of 706 ivory elephant tusks and were each sentenced to 30-year terms in prison.
Scattered to the four winds during years of war and unrest, traditional handmade items have found their way to a safe place in the Somali Museum of Minnesota, amid one of the world’s largest Somali diaspora populations.
n April 14, 2014, 276 girls, ages 16-18, were kidnapped from their school by Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok, Nigeria.
Now that the euphoria surrounding President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba has subsided, the question was raised, Why did Obama really go to Cuba?
Candle lighting, a minute of silence, the laying of wreaths and other memorial ceremonies will be held this week when Rwanda recalls the genocide in 1994 that took 800,000 lives.
Liberia is working on their education system with help from the U.S.
South Africans are rising up against the outsized influence of corporate entities and wealthy individuals allegedly doling out contracts and jobs within the ANC
Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are expected to number close to 300 by year’s end, and in some surprising locations.