Nearly $27 million seized from the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue will be spent on Covid-19 vaccines for the country, the US Department of Justice said in a statement Monday.
When Uganda ran out of vaccines shortly after the first doses arrived in March, it was another blow for girls and young women who have made extraordinary sacrifices as our country struggles to keep Covid-19 at bay.
Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda,' has been found guilty by a court in Kigali of being part of a terror group, MRCD-FLN. Rusesabagina, along with 20 other people, was accused of conspiring to launch attacks on Rwandan territory in 2018 and 2019, resulting in at least nine deaths.
President Joe Biden signed a new executive order Friday authorizing broad sanctions against those involved in perpetrating the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia as reports of atrocities continue to emerge from the Tigray region.
At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins amid a rise in mass school kidnappings and insecurity, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.
Kenya's wide-open, postcard-perfect savannah is dotted with acacia trees in every direction as the early morning fog still clouds the air. Donart Mwakio is doing his rounds in a white pickup truck when it suddenly screeches to a halt. The ranger at Kenya's Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary hops out of the back and stands over an unusual-looking carcass.
In just over a year, West Africa has experienced three successful coups (two in Mali and one this week in Guinea), one unsuccessful coup attempt in Niger, and an arbitrary military transfer of power in Chad following the assassination of its president.
In southern Kenya, the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating economic impact, leaving people unemployed and unable to feed their families. Now, some Kenyans are taking desperate measures to survive. CNN's Scott McLean reports.
Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, has been crippled by multiple crises, including terrorism and unemployment. The country may now have another serious issue to deal with - separatism. It's an issue that has resurfaced and is being disseminated from the outside in. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.