Amid royalty, socialites and fashionistas, "Scent of Africa," the continent's premier luxury perfume line, was recently launched in Lagos, Nigeria.
In celebration of 20 years of the Essence Music Festival and 20 years since the end South Africa's racially motivated apartheid, Essence magazine bought its star-studded event to South Africa.
Nubian Egyptians, descendants of the ancient African civilization of Kush known for their mighty "Black Pharaohs" and pyramids, recently launched a forceful protest against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his government.
Citizens in the Ivory Coast recently passed a new bill that will implement a new constitution across the country.
Thousands of students all across South Africa have begun protesting for amenable student fees and less Eurocentric academic studies, resulting in live fires, police brutality and attacks and cancellations of 2016 university fee increases.
Acclaimed novelist and outspoken feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, widely known by younger audiences for her appearance on Beyonce's "Flawless" song, has recently been named the face of Boots N07 Cosmetics.
Violent protests in Congo erupted as citizens challenge a violation of the country's constitution.
Africare House, one of the leading black American nonprofit international development organizations, is ushering in a new wave of innovation under its latest president and CEO, Robert L. Mallett.
TEDGlobal — an extension of TED Talks, the nonprofit organization devoted to spreading ideas in the form of short, powerful talks — makes its return to Africa after 10 years.
As the first case to prosecute rape as an act of genocide during wartime nearly 20 years ago, prosecutors involved in the 1997 International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda reconvened for an additional review in hopes of continued support against rape ...
In an effort to improve U.S.-Ghana relations, young women representing all 10 regions of Ghana took part Saturday in the second annual Miss Ghana Tourism pageant in Potomac, Maryland.
After protesters decided to set fire to roughly 105 tons of elephant ivory and 1.35 tons of rhinoceros horns in Nairobi National Park in Kenya, leaders in more than 30 African countries responded, including Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who issued ...
Rep. Charles Rangel praised this week's bipartisan passage of legislation that promotes access to benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Though it has been almost 23 years since South Africa's system of racial segregation has ended, hundreds of students at a prestigious all-girls high school in the country who say they still feel the effects of apartheid have sparked a ...
The University of Cape Town, Africa's premier educational institution, is looking to expand its African-based research domestically and internationally.