American Woman Mauled to Death by Lion in South Africa

A 22-year-old American woman was mauled to death on Monday in South Africa when a lion jumped into her vehicle through an open window...

15-Minute Ebola Test Coming to Guinea

A 15-minute blood and saliva test for Ebola is to be trialed in Guinea, it has been announced. The solar-powered, portable laboratory should deliver results...

Sierra Leone has First Week With No New Ebola Cases

Sierra Leone has gone one full week without any new Ebola cases, a first since the start of the outbreak over a year ago. On...

Trump Administration’s Opposing Words & Deeds on Africa Collide

On the outskirts of a sprawling reserve of Kenyan grasslands where endangered animals roam wild, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lavished praise on...
Patients in quarantine at a plague treatment center in Toamasina, Madagascar. The outbreak appears to have peaked. (Credit: Rijasolo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)

1,800 People Infected by Deadly Plague in Madagascar; 127 Dead

The large plague outbreak that began in Madagascar in August appears to be waning, according to government case counts and local news reports. The outbreak...

President Zuma Survives Impeachment Vote in South African Parliament

South African president survived an impeachment vote in parliament on Tuesday that was launched after the constitutional court ruled that he ignored an order...

Fighting Between Muslims and Christians Kills 30 In Central African Republic

The fighting between Muslims and Christians has left at least 30 people dead in the Central African Republic. Others are fleeing their homes in an...

At Least 44 Killed, 40 Missing as Dam Bursts in Kenya

Villagers said it started with a loud rumble, then houses collapsed one by one under an approaching wall of water. “We took our children and...

Meriam Ibrahim Takes Refuge at U.S. Embassy

A Christian mother formerly on death row in Sudan has taken refuge at the U.S. Embassy after being released from police custody for a...

Religious Leaders Demand Government Action After Deadly Terror Attack In Kenya

Christian and Muslim leaders united Tuesday (June 17) to demand government action after a deadly terror attack in Kenya’s coastal region. On Sunday and Monday,...

Nigerian Troops Who Fled Boko Haram Now Have Terrorists on the Run

A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving...

WATCH: Bring Back Our Girls Founder Obiageli Ezekwesili Gives Emotional Speech at Time 100...

"Whatever we choose to do, we can accomplish. Let’s choose to bring our girls back" http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 “Bring Back Our Girls” co-founder Obiageli Ezekwesili lamented Tuesday night...

Two American Women Sentenced for Aiding Christian-Killing Terrorist Group in Somalia

Two American women were sentenced Friday for providing material support to the al-Shabaab terror group, which has long been targeting and killing Christians in...

Sudanese Government Padlocks 500-Member Christian Church Building

The building that is home to a 500-member Sudanese congregation has been absconded by government security agents. Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS)...

Government of South Sudan Signs Ceasefire Agreement with Rebels

South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a ceasefire agreement after talks in Ethiopia. Under the deal, signed in a hotel in the Ethiopian capital...

Somalia Fires Intel Chief, Puts Country on High Alert

Somalia has removed its top intelligence official and is on high alert following the Monday killing of al-Shabab's leader in a U.S. airstrike. National Security...

Meet the 6 Women Who Are Leading the Digital Revolution in Africa

There’s a resurgence of innovation happening across Africa as mobile phones and the internet spread throughout countries like South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania....

Al Shabaab Car Bomb Outside Mogadishu Army Base Kills At Least 15

A car bomb targeting senior officials leaving a military base in Mogadishu killed at least 15 people and destroyed a minibus carrying civilians, the...

MIT Grad Obinna Ukwuani Is Building Africa’s First STEM School

Most graduates of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston have their choice of six-figure-salary jobs after graduation. But for one graduate, a...

Over 5,000 Catholics Have Been Killed by Boko Haram; 100,000 Catholics Have Been Forced...

Over 5,000 Catholics in one diocese have been killed by Boko Haram militants, according to a new report. Additionally, 100,000 Catholics have been forced...