Police in Ghana have arrested protestors demonstrating against the cost of living and the economic crisis gripping the country, once seen as a model economy in Africa.
The sudden death last week of 27-year-old rapper Mohbad has led to an outpouring of grief and anger across Nigeria, and put the treatment of musicians by powerful labels into sharper focus.
A physician from Nigeria and a scientist from Kenya propose ideas for the United Nations to consider — issues important in Africa and other regions that are often neglected by global bodies.
Morocco's earthquake last week hit thousands of people who live in traditional villages in the Atlas Mountains. NPR followed rescuers and saw just how hard it was getting to people in need.
The measures approved by the Cabinet focused on migrants who don't qualify for asylum and are slated to be repatriated to their home countries.
Kwame Alexander, a poet, and Jerry Craft, an author and illustrator, went to Kenya to encourage reading — and learned a lot in the process.
Another 10,100 are reported missing from flooding caused by Mediterranean storm Daniel, the Libyan Red Crescent says.
Lower-income countries did not get the COVID vaccines they needed. So the World Bank and other partners tapped a South African company to cook up the (undisclosed) recipe for the Moderna mRNA vaccine.
The confirmed death toll from the weekend flooding did not include Derna, which was inaccessible, and many of the thousands missing there were believed carried away by waters after two dams burst.
Survivors with shovels have been working alongside bulldozers to dig through remote villages flattened by the monstrous earthquake that has claimed more than 2,400 lives since Friday.
More than 55 others were wounded in the attack in Khartoum's May neighborhood, where paramilitary forces battling the military were heavily deployed, the Sudan Doctors' Union said in a statement.
Remote villages in the Atlas Mountains are among the hardest hit by Friday's earthquake that killed more than 2,100. Crews are struggling to reach communities amid aftershocks and damaged roads.
"Can You See Us?" is the story of a boy growing up with albinism in Zambia. His father spurns him, his peers attack him. It's based on the life of John Chiti, who spoke to NPR about his experiences.
Rescue efforts are complicated by the fact that the quake struck remote, mountainous villages.
President Biden and other world leaders announced a new corridor to link India with the Middle East and Europe. It's one of several initiatives aimed at countering China's Belt and Road Initiative.