Police in Nigeria have rescued 67 men and boys who were subjected to "inhumane and degrading treatments" at an Islamic school in the northern state of Katsina, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
The Ugandan government's plan to reintroduce a bill that could impose the death penalty for homosexuality is being met with defiance from the LGBTQ community in the East African nation, activists told CNN.
Uber has launched its boat taxis in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub
Ugandan musician Bobi Wine has issued a defiant warning to the country's longtime President Yoweri Museveni, saying: "Museveni will fall."
Police and military have surrounded the home of Ugandan popstar and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine after his Independence Day concert was canceled, the singer said.
A controversial US pastor has been deported from Rwanda amid a battle with authorities over the closure of his religious radio station.
He says he doesn't feel guilty for the lie that got him into America.
Nearly 800 pounds of lion bones bound for Malaysia were seized at South Africa's main airport, a spokesman for the environment ministry told CNN on Friday.
The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's minister of social affairs told CNN.
US-based neurosurgeon; Dr. Olawale Sulaiman, through his health company, RNZ Global visits Nigeria every month to perform surgeries, sometimes free.
A Moroccan journalist has been sentenced to a year in prison after being found guilty of obtaining an "illegal" abortion, which she denies she ever had.
At least 25 Malian soldiers were killed and 60 are missing after "terrorists" attacked two army camps in central Mali on Monday, the country's government said.
A US base and an Italian military convoy were targeted in separate attacks in Somalia on Monday.
Nineteen pregnant teens and women were rescued as Nigerian police busted a suspected child trafficking ring planning to sell babies, a police spokesman told CNN on Monday.