"Sis have you seen this wonderful cover ... it's amazing," a friend wrote to me in an Instagram message. It was the British Vogue February 2022 cover, which features an all-star team of African supermodels.
Suckled by their mother Bora and guarded by a watchful male, rare new-born twin baby elephants ingested nourishment that conservationists hope will enable them to survive a perilous start to life in a Kenyan safari park.
The tiny archipelago nation of Comoros pulled off one of the all-time great African Cup of Nations (AFCON) upsets with a 3-2 Group C victory over Ghana on Tuesday, dumping the four-time champion out of the tournament in Cameroon.
At least seven protesters were shot dead by Sudanese security forces on Monday during anti-coup rallies in the capital Khartoum, according to the civilian-allied Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC).
Nigeria will lift its ban on Twitter from midnight, the government said Wednesday, a move that will give millions of people in Africa's most populous country access to the social media platform once again.
The Tanzanian islands of Zanzibar and Pemba are about to become a test site for a mobile internet network its creators hope will not just revolutionize lives there, but possibly across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.
The Bronx apartment building that was devastated by a deadly fire Sunday had been a beloved home for many immigrants from The Gambia for years, the West African country's ambassador to the US told CNN.
US President Joe Biden spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday, raising concerns over air strikes in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region and urging the leader of Africa's second most populous country to negotiate a ceasefire after 14 months of war.
This week 18-year-old Fridah Namuganza is taking orders and wiping down tables in the Ugandan restaurant where she works -- but she wishes she was putting on a new school uniform and returning to classes like her friend Rachael Nalwanga.
West African nations will close their borders with Mali, sever diplomatic ties and impose tough economic sanctions in response to its "unacceptable" delay in holding elections following a 2020 military coup, the 15-state regional bloc said on Sunday.
Around 58 people have been killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during deadly reprisal attacks by armed bandits following military airstrikes on their hideouts this week, government authorities told CNN. But residents told Reuters that an estimated 200 people or more were killed.
An air strike in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray killed 56 people and wounded at least 30 in a camp for the internally displaced, two aid workers told Reuters on Saturday, citing local authorities and eyewitness accounts.