Liberian President George Weah Is Forced Out of His Office After Two Snakes Appeared...

Liberia's president and former international footballer George Weah is working from home after two snakes were found in the building that contains his office. The...

Christians in Sudan and Algeria Celebrate Regime Changes

One of the early iconic martyrs of Sudan’s recent protests was inspired by Christian oppression. Shot dead by police while aiding protestors against the regime...

Ivanka Trump Joins Celebration to Mark Her Arrival at an Ivory Coast Cocoa Collective

Ivanka Trump appears to be having a brilliant time on her solo tour of Africa - at least if her dynamic dance moves are...
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ivanka Trump Says Administration’s Actions On Africa ‘Speak for Themselves’

On a trip to Africa to promote women’s economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said Wednesday the White House should be judged by its actions toward...

Rastafarianism on the Rise Among African Youth

Dressed in a red turban and black robe, Douglas Okello bowed and gazed at the portrait of the former Ethiopian emperor pinned up in...

Advocate Says There Is ‘Hope’ for Sudan’s Christians After President al-Bashir’s Ouster

After 30 years of facing discrimination and persecution, most Catholics in Sudan are glad to see the back of President Omar al-Bashir. Last week, Sudan’s...
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, shakes hands with Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Monday April 15, 2019, after they met and signed a statement together at the AUC headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ivanka Trump Puts Spotlight On Laws and Customs Holding Back African Women

Visiting Africa to promote female economic development, Ivanka Trump on Monday sought to spotlight laws and customs that hold women on the continent back,...
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, reacts as she tries her hand at a traditional weaving loom at Muya, a manufacturing center of textile and traditional crafts, with Muya founder Sara Abera, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Trump is visiting Ethiopia and later this week the Ivory Coast to promote a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ivanka Trump Promotes Women’s Empowerment in Ethiopia

Far from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia on Sunday while promoting a White House global economic...

New Head of Sudan’s Military Council Says Civilian Government Will Be Created

The new head of Sudan’s military council said on Saturday a civilian government would be formed after consultations with the opposition and promised the...

3-Year-Old Abducted From Legal American Guardians in Kenya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAHMSdRH7Oc Every parent’s worst nightmare happened to an American couple a week ago in Kenya. Matt and Daisy Mazzoncini became the legal guardians to a...

Missionaries and Church Leaders in Africa Feel Encouraged by Visit From International Mission Board...

ARUA, Uganda (BP) -- Missionary Jeremy Taliaferro remembers "mad-dash googling" on the internet to find out who is Paul Chitwood. The International Mission Board's presidential...

Former CNN ‘Inside Africa’ Host Soni Methu Dies at 34 After Collapsing with Stomach...

Soni Methu, a prominent Kenyan journalist and former host of CNN‘s Inside Africa, has died after collapsing with stomach pains. She was 34 years old. Methu...
Sudanese celebrate after officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo)

Head of Sudan’s Military Council Steps Down as Transitional Leader One Day After Coup...

The Latest on the situation in Sudan (all times local): 10 p.m. Sudan’s defense minister says on TV he’s stepping down as transitional leader a day...
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept 9, 2018 file photo, a health worker sprays disinfectant on his colleague after working at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, eastern Congo. Top Red Cross official Emanuele Capobianco said Friday April 12, 2019, that he's "more concerned than I have ever been" about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus in Congo after a recent spike in cases. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, File)

Congo Outbreak of Ebola May be Declared a Global Health Emergency

A top Red Cross official said Friday he’s “more concerned than I have ever been” about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus...
Sudanese forces celebrate after officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo)

Sudanese Army Says it Has President in Custody, But Won’t Extradite him — Will...

The Sudanese army will not extradite deposed President Omar al-Bashir but will put him on trial at home, the military said Friday as it...
Pope Francis kneels to kiss the feet of South Sudan's Deputy President Taban Deng Gai, at the Vatican, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Pope Francis has closed a two-day retreat with South Sudan authorities at the Vatican with an unprecedented act of respect, kneeling down and kissing the feet of the African leaders. (Vatican Media via AP)

Extraordinary Moment Pope Francis Kisses Feet of South Sudan’s Leaders to Encourage Them to...

Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders Thursday, in an unprecedented act of humbleness to encourage them to strengthen...

Sudan’s Military Overthrows President Omar al-Bashir Amid Bloody Protests

Sudan’s military overthrew President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday after months of bloody protests against his repressive 30-year rule. But pro-democracy demonstrators vowed to keep...
An elderly woman confronts security forces during a demonstration in Algiers, Algeria, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The Algerian senator Abdelkader Bensalah named to temporarily fill the office vacated by former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said he would act quickly to arrange an "honest and transparent" election to usher in an "Algeria of the future." (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Algeria, Under Interim Chief, Sets Presidential Vote for July 4

Algeria’s newly appointed interim leader on Wednesday set the date for a presidential election as July 4, the day before the nation celebrates its...
Women and men pick up bricks from a collapsed house to build another structure in Beira, Mozambique, Sunday, March, 31, 2019. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said. So far no cholera deaths have been confirmed, the report said. Another Lusa report said the death toll in central Mozambique from the cyclone that hit on March 14 had inched up to 501. Authorities have warned the toll is highly preliminary as flood waters recede and reveal more bodies. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Official Death Toll from Cyclone Idai Now Above 1,000 in Southern Africa

The death toll from the cyclone that ripped into southern Africa last month is now above 1,000, while the number of cholera cases among...

International Mission Board Uses Theological Training to Counter False Teaching in Africa

There's a deacon in Uganda who will gladly pray for church members who pay a few shillings; another preacher says God will bless them...