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.
The West African nation of Liberia recently celebrated 169 years of independence as Africa's oldest republic.
Henderson Tours was the first travel agency to offer large, multi-group tours to West Africa.
As part of the Obama administration's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved six domestic airline services for flights to the island.
Democratic Reps. Karen Bass of California and Gregory Meeks of New York co-hosted an "Africa Policy Breakfast" on Friday — the first anniversary of the reauthorization of the African Growth Opportunity Act — leading a discussion on why capacity-building is ...
Through prudence, fiscal discipline and good governance, Botswana earned the reputation as one of the fastest growing economies in the world in the mid-1970s and is now a solidly middle-income country.