T. D. Jakes to Visit Namibia for Leadership Conference April 12th-13th

World-renowned American televangelist, and author, Bishop T.D. Jakes, will be in Windhoek, the Namibian capital, next week at the invitation of the country’s leading mobile...
Fire at al-Jazeera studio in Tahrir Square in 2012. Foreign journalists are the target of considerable anger from Egypt's government and its supporters.t Photograph: Str/EPA

Egypt Charges 20 Al-Jazeera Journalists With Conspiracy

Egyptian prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were charging 20 journalists working for the Al Jazeera television network with conspiring with a terrorist group...

Nigerian Military Claims Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau Is Dead, But Skepticism Remains

Nigeria's military on Wednesday claimed for the first time that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was dead, as it said troops had killed a...

Popular Nigerian Megachurch Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and Wife In Messy Divorce

After months and years of speculations about the state of the marriage between Christ Embassy Church founder, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, and his wife, Rev....

Nigerian Porn Star Wants Pastors Who Are Always on Her Porn Site to Leave...

Somebody once described Judith Mazagwu, popularly known as Afrocandy, as ‘a loaded gun’, but since I have come to know her, that ‘gun’ has hardly...

Nigerian President Fires Heads of Army, Navy, Air Force, and Defense Ministry

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari sacked his army, navy, air force and defence chiefs on Monday, a widely anticipated move as the former general has...
Government sources told Al Jazeera that the army has retaken control of the compound in Mogadishu [Mustaf Abdi Nor Shafana/Al Jazeera]

Islamist Fighters Attack Security Training Site in Somali Capital

Fighters from Somalia's al Shabaab group detonated a car bomb and fought their way into a compound where national intelligence agency officials train, police...

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Prays to Kill Ebola by Christmas

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared Wednesday that her nation is turning the tide against the deadly Ebola virus, and "we want to have...

al-Shabaab Terrorists Launch Attacks on Christians In Kenya

Attacks on Kenya's coastal region over the early summer left nearly 100 people dead amid concerns over a rash of religious violence. Over the weekend,...

Hoping for a Better Future, Africans In Large Numbers Head to Europe

It is easy to pick out the new arrivals at the shelter for immigrants here on this tiny patch of Spain in North Africa....
Canada on Friday suspended visa applications for residents of Ebola-hit nations [AP]

Sierra Leone Accuses Canada of Discrimination After Suspension of Visa Applications Over Ebola Fears

Sierra Leone has accused Canada of discrimination over its decision to suspend visa applications for residents of Ebola-hit nations. Immigration Canada announced on Friday it...

Nigerian Megachurch Pastor, T.B. Joshua, Brings Family Members of Victims Killed in Church Building...

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua is flying the families of the victims of his church's collapse to Lagos to spend Christmas and the new year...

Health Officials Fear Ebola Virus Outbreak Could Go Global

Fears that the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 670 people could go global have led to health officials...

Man in Mauritania Condemned to Death for ‘Insulting’ the Prophet Muhammad

Mauritania on Thursday condemned a man to death for "insulting the prophet", a human rights group said, a day after the country opened the...

14-Year-Old Pregnant Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram Sees Unborn Child as ‘Gift From God’

A 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped by the Islamic radical group Boko Haram in Nigeria and forced to marry one of its fighters has...
Image taken in August 2013 shows the Hariqa oil port and loading installation in Tobruk, Libya (AFP/File, Mahmud Turkia)

Libyan Government Reportedly Sends ‘Force’ to Seize North Korean Oil Tanker

"A force" has been mobilized by the Libyan government to "seize" a North Korean-flagged ship that's been docked for days in a rebel-held port,...

Nearly 100 Girls and Women Freed from Boko Haram Captivity

Nigeria's military has rescued 71 girls and women in firefights that killed several Boko Haram fighters in the country's northeast, as the government steps...

Popular Malawian Pastor Buys His Third Private Jet In Two Years – a Gulf...

God’s blessings came in the form of private jets for Malawian pastor Shepherd Bushiri. In a Jan. 6 ceremony celebrating his purchase of a Gulf...
A displaced woman, Nima Mohamed, 35, poses with 6 of her 7 children beside their shelter at a makeshift settlement area near Burao, northwestern Togdheer region of Somaliland March 25, 2017. Picture taken March 25, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

In Drought-stricken Somaliland, Families Try to Survive On Black Tea

In a makeshift camp beside a disused airfield in the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland, 32-year old Nima Mohamed sits next to an open...

7 Black Sisters Leading South Africa’s Wine Revolution

For many years, South Africa’s blacks were excluded from wine-drinking, as well as wine-making. Now, companies like Seven Sisters are blazing a revolutionary trail. It...