Thousands displaced as police raze Lagos' Otodo Gbame
Officials call waterfront settlement's demolition a 'security measure', while rights groups denounce it as 'land grab'.
Otodo Gbame residents fled on canoes as their homes were being levelled [Justice and...
Zimbabwe: China Donates 12k Tonnes of Rice
China donated 12 000 tonnes of rice to Government yesterday, as relations between the two countries continue to grow.
"We are happy as Government of Zimbabwe and as Zimbabweans and appreciate the gesture made by our friends of the People's Republic of...
Namibia: Former U.S. President Bush Visiting Namibia
According to the US News website, the former US first couple are on a trip to highlight their work to improve the lives of women and girls on the continent, with a focus on access to education, healthcare and economic opportunity. This is...
South Africa's new minimum wage
South Africa's government will introduce the country's first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have...
Libya exposed as an epicentre for migrant child abuse
Life in a detention centre in Libya: Jon’s story | UNICEF
An orphan forced to put her life in the hands of smugglers | UNICEF
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Rebecca Lolosoli founded Umoja village - The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village
Rebecca Lolosoli is the founder and matriarch of the Umoja village in the Samburu County of Kenya. The village is a refuge for women fleeing sexual abuse, and men are banned from the village....
South Africa to Become First African Country to Legalise Cannabis
South Africa is a country of many firsts.
The rainbow nation will soon become the first African country to legalise cannabis sativa popularly called marijuana.
Xenophobia has risen in South Africa as foreigners are blamed for high unemployment
Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to break up local protesters who blame foreigners for unemployment and crime.
South African police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up clashes...
Mohamed Abdullahi inaugurated as new Somali president
President promises improvements but asks for patience as the country grapples with threats and a humanitarian crisis.
Somalia's new President, Mohamed Abdullahi, has been inaugurated in the capital Mogadishu, promising to restore dignity to...