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Sudan will hand deposed president Omar al-Bashir over to the ICC to face war crimes charges


Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:20:11 GMT
Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir will be handed over to the International Criminal Court to face war crimes charges, a senior government source told CNN Tuesday.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder dies at 78


Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:16:00 GMT
Joseph Shabalala, founder of Grammy award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has died at the age of 78, the group said Tuesday.

30 dead in Nigeria militant attack


Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:08:16 GMT
At least 30 people, including a pregnant woman and a baby, are dead after suspected Boko Haram militants set fire on sleeping travelers in Borno state, Nigeria, the governor's spokesman told CNN.

Kenya's longest serving president dies at 95


Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:56:27 GMT
Former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country for 24 years has died, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Tuesday. Moi was 95.

Nigerians shocked after Trump extends travel ban


Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 13:14:13 GMT
The Trump administration's controversial visa and travel bans has now been extended to include more countries.

Three Africa airlines suspends flights to China amid coronavirus outbreak


Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:25:48 GMT
Kenya Airways has suspended flights to and from China until further notice in light of the current coronavirus outbreak, the airline said Friday.

Lagos bans motorcycle taxis, leaving commuters stranded


Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 16:05:28 GMT
Police and motorcycle riders have clashed in parts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, following a controversial ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles in major parts of the state.

How Ghana's historic homecoming is changing Africa


Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:43:55 GMT

Daniel Arap Moi's complicated and often brutal legacy


Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:26:01 GMT
Kenya's ex-President Daniel Arap Moi, who died last week at the age of 95, will be buried Tuesday with full military honors in a state burial for a man who ruled the East African country for more than two decades.

Senegalese mathematician is designing fashion prints from equations


Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:52:53 GMT
Maths teacher Diarra Bousso Gueye was grading a set of algebra papers when she had a Eureka moment.

Britain seeks closer economic ties with Africa following Brexit


Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:23:35 GMT
Britain is leaving the European Union on Friday, starting the clock on an 11-month transition period during which the country will try to sign as many new trade deals as possible. African countries are a prime target.

Thousands of Nigerian slum dwellers are now homeless after mass eviction


Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:40:35 GMT
Authorities in Nigeria evicted thousands of impoverished residents from a Lagos slum, leaving many homeless, residents and eyewitnesses told CNN.

A billionaire paid striking Zimbabwean doctors to return to work


Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 03:24:54 GMT
Striking medics in Zimbabwe have agreed to go back to work after billionaire Strive Masiyiwa offered a US$6.25m fellowship to help ease doctors' welfare in the country.

Exclusive: Footage shows wild elephants locked in cages


Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 04:03:58 GMT

'Sex for grades' scandal in Nigeria


Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 16:32:19 GMT

Mother to UN: Keep fighting for Chibok girls


Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:02:34 GMT

Locked up: Where attempting suicide is a crime


Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 13:03:29 GMT

CNN exclusive: 'Fake' refugees entering the US & Europe


Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 07:38:02 GMT

CNN goes inside neighborhoods wrecked by gang violence


Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 00:10:23 GMT

The woman bringing Nigerian creatives together


Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:35:55 GMT