Slavery remembrance day: legacy of the African diaspora

UN – As the global community gathered to honor the millions of Africans forcibly exploited by slavery, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the...

Statement: U.N.’s Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

WASHINGTON D.C. (29 January 2016) - The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent  (WGEPAD) thanks the Government of United States of America...

NYA International releases the Kidnap & Piracy Map 2016

London, United Kingdom - 03.02.16 -- Global risk and crisis management consultancy NYA International today releases its 2016 Kidnap and Piracy Map. The...

Tel Aviv, the Smartest City in the world is now also a Smart Tourism...

Tel Aviv was awarded Smartest City in the World in 2014 and was ranked the #1 startup ecosystem outside of the United States in...

VIDEO: The doctor-led Kenyan hospital

Dr Dan and Dr Betty Gikonyo built and run the Karen Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola

A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.

VIDEO: Uber faces backlash in South Africa

Car hire app Uber has been the target of protests and legal action by taxi drivers around the world, but is now making inroads into Africa.

Zimbabwe minister charged over farmer

A Zimbabwean minister faces corruption charges over allegations he extorted a white farmer in order to protect him from eviction.

Wing debris ‘certainly’ from MH370

French prosecutors say "with certainty" that a wing part found on Reunion Island in July came from missing flight MH370.

Twin blasts kill 19 in Cameroon

At least 19 people are killed in two bomb attacks in the far north of Cameroon, where Nigeria's Boko Haram militants are active, officials say.