American journalist Michael Scott Moore, held for more than
two years by Somali pirates, has been freed, Moore's family
and a Somali official told CNN.
The number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could
rise drastically by January if there are no "additional
interventions," the CDC says.
As Malawi's population grows, habitat for wildlife is
shrinking. This reserve is fixing the country's animal
Reinventing the wheel? More like repurposing it. Ugandan
street kids redesign tires into shoes for sustainable
In the largely male-dominated world of the motorsport, South
African superbike racer Janine Davies is an anomaly.
No nation is immune to the impact of climate change but it
is the world's poorest that will be hit the hardest, says
Carlos Lopes of UNECA.
Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had
been put in place to help stop the spread of Ebola.
Sierra Leone started a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday
in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left
thousands dead in the region.
Nigerian officials and International Red Cross in talks with
Boko Haram about swapping prisoners for kidnapped school
Nigerian security forces routinely torture people --
including women and children -- taken in as suspects or for
interrogation, Amnesty International has claimed in a
graphic new report.
Private parental disputes in Kenya are going online -- and
Fashion season is back and Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede
is welcoming us into her super chic world.
Can state-of-the art schools in rural Africa rescue the
environment? One charity is betting on it.
Two use bombs and guns to attack a Nigerian college, then
started shooting, killing at least 13 people, police say.
Mulatu Astatke changed the rules of jazz, and invented a new
musical genre . The father of ethio-jazz reveals how
Ethiopia shaped the science of music.
The death toll in the collapse of a guesthouse at a church
run by preacher T.B. Joshua in Lagos, Nigeria, has risen to
at least 70, an official says.
Ghana is a hard place for people with disabilities. The
country's Paralympic athletes want to change