Kenyan runner David Rudisha, a two-time Olympic 800m gold medalist, survived a plane crash in Kenya on Saturday, according to a statement from the non-profit conservation organization Big Life Foundation.
As the first African and first Arab country to reach the World Cup semifinals, Morocco's soccer team now represents so much more than its own nation as its achievements have united a region and continent in celebration.
Since at least 2013, more than 10,000 pregnancies were aborted as part of a "secret, systematic and illegal" abortion program allegedly "conducted" by the Nigerian military, a Reuters investigation has found. CNN's Nima Elbagir has more.
Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to root out corruption. Now, he could be forced to quit over claims that he covered up the theft of a huge amount of cash from his lucrative game farm, which -- by his own admission -- had been stuffed in a leather sofa.
Gunfire was heard on Monday from inside a besieged hotel in the Somali capital that was attacked on the weekend, a nearby resident and a police officer said, while parliament said it had postponed a scheduled session.
The al Qaeda linked terror group al-Shabaab has carried out a suicide attack and stormed a central Mogadishu hotel frequented by Somalia's ministers and members of parliament, Somali police said Sunday.