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.
The flight data recorder from EgyptAir Flight 804 has been recovered by searchers, Egypt's Civil Aviation Accident Investigation Committee said Friday — possibly a key step in determining what caused the plane to crash into the Mediterranean Sea nearly a ...
A Kenyan court ruled Thursday that it is legal to use anal examinations to determine one's sexual orientation, USA Today reported.
In the rural parts of the East African nation of Kenya, waterborne illness is a leading cause of death for young children, and untreated water is dangerous to people of all ages.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the West African nation of Liberia urged individuals, especially young people, not to allow themselves to be held back from reaching their goals due to unfavorable conditions and circumstances.
Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana on Thursday registered a participation spot for Ghana at the prestigious Embassy Chef Challenge competition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Last week one of the 219 Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls was rescued from captivity after being kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago.
Tony O. Elumelu has emerged on the global business stage as a transformative and effective entrepreneur in energy, agriculture and financial services.