The king of Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the “Kingdom of eSwatini” to mark the 50th anniversary of independence — and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.
President Muhammadu Buhari has faced backlash on social media over comments on Nigerian youth.
Fired Zimbabwean nurses offered a free clinic to the public in a demonstration outside the country’s parliament Friday.
Archaeologists have virtually reconstructed a statue of ancient Egyptian King Psamtik I, after uncovering thousands of fragments.
On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.
A mace stolen from Nigeria’s Senate floor Wednesday has been found under a flyover in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.
The Nigerian Senate was on high alert Wednesday after armed men interrupted a session at Nigeria’s parliament, stealing its mace.
Over the past few decades Kenyan fishing has rapidly declined, and imports of fish from China have captured the market.
On the second floor of an infectious-disease research facility in this African capital, Dr. Joseph Kamgno, the country’s leading expert on parasitic roundworms, stood at his desk staring down at the black hard-shelled case that had just arrived from a …