Gunfire and explosions shook an upscale hotel in Mogadishu on Friday evening, as police responded to an attack by unidentified gunmen, according to local authorities and witnesses.
Climbers ascending Mount Kilimanjaro can now document their ascents in real-time on Instagram, following a recent move by Tanzanian authorities to install high-speed internet around the mountain’s slopes.
Nigeria’s aviation ministry says it is “working hard” to release trapped funds to Dubai’s Emirates airline after the carrier suspended flights to Nigeria beginning from next month.
At least 26 people have been killed and several injured in wildfires that ravaged mountainous areas in the east of Algeria, according to the state-run Algeria Press Service (APS).
The World Health Organization’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has suggested that racism is behind a lack of international attention being paid to the plight of civilians in Ethiopia’s war-shattered Tigray region.
The Kazungula Bridge, which crosses the Zambezi River connecting Botswana and Zambia, has supercharged a key transport corridor.
Murithi Mutiga, Program Director for Africa at the International Crisis Group, tells Sara Sidner the election in Kenya is “laudable” amid a drift to authoritarianism in the region.
William Ruto has emerged the winner of a tense and fiercely fought contest for Kenya’s presidency, but who is the man who will lead east Africa’s largest economy?
Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has spoken for the first time since he lost the election saying his coalition “totally and without reservations reject the presidential results” in a televised address on Tuesday.
Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has been elected as the country’s next President. Veteran opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is disputing the election results. CNN’s Larry Madowo reports.
Kenya has chosen Deputy President William Ruto to become the country’s fifth president.
At least 50 people have died and “many” displaced after recent torrential rains caused flooding in northern Nigeria, Sani Yusuf, executive secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Jigawa State said.
At least 41 people were killed, and at least 14 injured after a fire broke out at Abu Sefein church in Cairo’s Imbaba neighborhood on Sunday, according to a spokesperson for the Egyptian Coptic Church citing health officials.
Kenya’s electoral officials on Friday blamed the delay in announcing the result of the country’s presidential election on candidates’ agents for slowing down the national tally of votes.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said he had raised “serious concerns” related to human rights as well as issues about regional tensions with the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo during a meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame in the capital Kigali.