The reasons behind President Obama’s visit to Cuba and potential visit to Haiti

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?

Rwandans recall ‘genocide ideology’ at memorial observance

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 outsourcing public education to U.S. firm

Liberia is working on their education system with help from the U.S.

A South African leader insists 'we are not for sale'

South Africans are rising up against the outsized influence of corporate entities and wealthy individuals allegedly doling out contracts and jobs within the ANC

More 'tech hubs'to rise in Africa, group predicts

Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are expected to number close to 300 by year’s end, and in some surprising locations.

UN implores US to pay reparations for slavery

During a Washington D.C. press conference in early February, three human rights activists, who are also members of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent panel, suggested that Congress pass the Commission to Study Reparation ...

Obama on terror attacks: 'We stand in solidarity' with Belgium

The U.S. will do whatever it can to help Belgium bring to justice those responsible for Tuesday's terror attacks, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday.

My visit to Ghana, the return to ‘the last exit’

It was surreal when the plane touched down and my sneakers touched the tarmac. My senses were excited with the rush of emotion and overwhelmed with the newfound heat.

A $5 million prize fails to tempt wealthy African leaders

Even with a $5 million prize, the search to find an effective African leader is still a challenge.

A hotel in a prized forest? Environmentalists say no

Hotel developers are eyeing the Karura Forest as the building ground for a new five-star hotel.

Ghana to eliminate English as medium of instruction in schools

Ghana is planning to eliminate English as the primary language in schools and focus on their native tongue.

Robert Mugabe expels Zimbabwe’s foreign diamond exploiters

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe puts an end to foreign diamond exploiters.

Robert Mugabe expels Zimbabwe’s foreign diamond exploiters

As Africa continues to shake off the shackles of Arab and European colonialism, another step was recently taken in that direction.

Zimbabwe: Is a dynasty of Mugabes in the works?

Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest president, turned 92 this week without a clear successor. His wife, Grace, however, is grooming herself for the job.

Ugandans disoute outcome of election giving president a fifth term

Retirement? Not for President Yoweri Museveni. The 71-year-old leader, who has already held office for three decades, once knocked African leaders who “overstay.” But whereas some leaders gather their memories and go, Museveni went to the mat for a fifth ...