Nigeria's President says military should be 'ruthless' with vote riggers

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:19:15 GMT
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said he had ordered the military and law enforcement officers to be ruthless with those involved in election fraud in the upcoming elections.

24 bodies recovered from flooded gold mine in Zimbabwe

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:10:19 GMT
The bodies of 24 gold miners have been recovered from a flooded mine in Zimbabwe, and rescuers have pulled out eight survivors who had been trapped underground, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reported.

NBA to start African basketball league

Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:41 GMT
The NBA is launching a professional basketball league in Africa that will feature 12 teams from several countries across the continent.

Egypt's Sisi could be president until 2034

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:24:02 GMT

ISIS-linked group attacks governor's convoy in Nigeria

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:59:15 GMT
An Islamist terror group with links to Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a motorcade carrying a Nigerian state governor.

The Ethiopian migrants crossing Yemen's war to find a better life

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 06:43:28 GMT
The economic migrants are hoping to find jobs in Saudi Arabia, but have to risk their lives by crossing Yemen's war zone.

Ghana's female truckers

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:20:07 GMT
There are many ways to steal fuel during the delivery. Solution? Female drivers!

Newborn rescued after four hours in South African storm drain

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:32:13 GMT
A baby girl was rescued from a storm drain in Durban, South Africa, after residents heard her crying and alerted emergency services.

Rare black leopard spotted in Kenya

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:22:44 GMT

Read CNN's special coverage of Nigeria's elections

Posted: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:36:59 GMT
Follow CNN's coverage of Nigeria's elections

Fighting disinformation in Nigeria's elections

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:52:40 GMT

Young Ethiopians braving Yemen's war to find a better life in Saudi Arabia

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:12:44 GMT
They trudge, exhausted, along the desolate winding road to Obock in northern Djibouti, flanked on either side by a black, alien landscape created millennia ago by volcanic eruptions.

Unseen Mandela artifacts go on display

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:32:30 GMT

How Indomie instant noodles became a Nigerian staple

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:51:36 GMT
Jollof rice, efo riro, ogbono. These are just a few of the meals dominating dinner plates in Nigeria.

A luxury jungle escape with volcanoes, gorillas and adventure

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:22:47 GMT
Just meters from the balcony of the hotel room, a troop of black and white colobus monkeys scouts the treetops for tender leaves.

Nigeria's presidential candidates make final push

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:23:40 GMT
CNN's David McKenzie speaks to incumbent Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his main challenger Atiku Abubakir, getting rare access to both campaigns as they make the final push in the country's election.

Rare black leopard captured in new images from Kenya

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:28:43 GMT
Biologists captured rare images and video of a black leopard, also known as a black panther, in and around Kenya's Laikipia Wilderness Camp.

Locked up where suicide is still a crime

Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 13:03:29 GMT
Suicide is illegal in Nigeria and survivors often find themselves in jail at the most vulnerable moment of their lives. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.

Falz: 'Entertainment is becoming one of our biggest exports'

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:22:33 GMT
Nigerian hip-hop star Falz the Bahd Guy explains how the popularity of afrobeats is helping to reconstruct ideas about the country's culture.

Nigeria's groundbreaking, hyperrealist artist

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:21:19 GMT

'Sex for grades' scandal in Nigeria

Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 16:32:35 GMT
Nigerian student Monica Osagie secretly taped her lecturer demanding sex for better marks. She speaks exclusively to CNN about blowing the whistle.

Dreaming of Tokyo 2020 after chainsaw attack

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:13:51 GMT

UFC fighter takes a sweaty path to the title

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:19:17 GMT