A public television station in Morocco apologized again on Monday after uproar on social media followed its broadcast of an item on makeup to hide the bruises of battered women.
An Irish father and daughter team taking part in a cross-Africa rally escaped unhurt after crashlanding their 1930s biplane on the way to Kenya's capital, where participants staged an airshow Sunday, organizers said.
Brightly painted wards and colourful furnishings are matched by state-of-the-art equipment and pioneering operating theatres at a new children's hospital in Johannesburg honouring Nelson Mandela.
Vintage biplanes perform a flyover after arriving in Nairobi National Park in Kenya, Sunday, Nov. 27. Around 20 vintage planes arrived in Nairobi after they were released from two days' detention by Ethiopian authorities, to continue their flights down the African continent from Crete to Cape Town as part of a trans-Africa air rally.
A car bomb exploded near a police station in a busy market in the Somali capital on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and injuring 16 others, a police official said.
Supporters of gay rights won a victory at the United Nations Monday when an African attempt to suspend the first U.N. independent expert charged with investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity failed.
The pangolin, a scaly anteater coveted by poachers, might have a new champion: rats that will be trained to sniff out trafficked pangolin parts in shipments heading from Africa to Asia.
A dozen biplanes taking part in a vintage air rally bound for Cape Town arrived in Sudan's capital on Sunday, with one participant walking away from a bad landing.
Police officers have killed four suspected extremists in Kenya's volatile Mandera County, a border region hard-hit by recent attacks by the Somali extremist group al-Shabab.
Ten people died when an overcrowded ferry on the Ugandan side of Lake Albert capsized in strong winds, local police said.