South Africa's parole board is hearing early release submissions Friday for disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who was jailed for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
When mirrors show us how we look, we adjust what needs to be fixed. We don't break those mirrors simply because we won't accept our reflection.
Davido opens up about his fourth studio album release, and how returning to music has helped after the tragic death of his young son.
Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda" and was freed from prison in Kigali last week, returned to the United States on Wednesday, arriving at the US Army's Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio, according to a State Department official.
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has said that "substantial elements" of a draconian anti-LGBTQ bill being considered by its parliament "have been modified" after an intervention by his government.
Five-time Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo has been announced as one of three 2023 Polar Music Prize recipients, putting the Benin-born singer-songwriter in rare company.
Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the Hollywood film "Hotel Rwanda" and had been sentenced to prison in Rwanda, has had his sentence commuted by the country's President Paul Kagame after his request for clemency, officials in Rwanda said Friday.
Ugandan lawmakers have approved a law which imposes a punishment of up to 10 years in prison for identifying as LGBTQ+, among other things.
The United Nations and United States on Wednesday added to international outrage over a hardline bill passed by Ugandan lawmakers that criminalizes simply identifying as LGBTQ+, prescribes a life sentence for convicted homosexuals and a death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality."
Reeddi rents out small, lightweight solar-powered batteries in Nigeria that can power devices including TVs, laptops and refrigerators.
Kenyan opposition leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga has called for weekly nationwide protests against the high cost of living, in a brief address to demonstrators flanking his motorcade in Nairobi Monday.
In Tanzania, WoteSawa Domestic Workers Organization is helping children out of a life of domestic servitude.
Nigerians will on Saturday vote in delayed governorship polls, weeks after a controversial and disputed presidential election.
A Libyan armed group claims to have found the barrels of natural uranium that went missing in southern Libya.
March 11 marked the start of the new season for the Basketball Africa League, whose best players could end up joining the African stars already gracing the NBA.
Tropical Cyclone Freddy is losing strength after it ripped through southern Malawi, killing at least 225 people, but the resulting devastation has left survivors trapped and fighting for survival.
At least 190 people have died after Tropical Cyclone Freddy ripped through southern Malawi, the country's Department of Disaster Management Affairs said Tuesday.
At least 99 people were confirmed dead on Monday after Cyclone Freddy slammed into southern Malawi, the country's Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs, Charles Kalemba, told CNN.
South African rapper Costa Titch died suddenly this weekend, his family said on Instagram, hours after performing at a music festival.
Governor of Nigeria's Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he is temporarily halting his reelection campaign after a train rammed into a public bus in the country's commercial hub Thursday, killing six people and injuring dozens of others.