The US Military Is All Over Africa Despite Not Being at...

There are currently roughly 7,500 US military personnel, including 1,000 contractors, deployed in Africa. For comparison, that figure was only 6,000 just a year...

WorldViews MAP: The U.S. military currently has troops in these African...

President Obama's announcement that United States has deployed 80 troops to Chad came as a surprise to many. But as my colleague Craig Whitlock points...

Sudan

Sudan’s 21-year civil war left two million people dead and split the country in two. Weapons are everywhere in the countryside and inter-communal battles...

Hundreds of Nigerians Return Home on Free Flight Out of South...

Fears of recent xenophobic violence have driven hundreds Nigerians out of South Africa to Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos. Nigerian private airline Air Peace offered...

Malawi Dreadlock Ruling: Shacking off Western Beauty Ideals

Being beautiful or civilized should not be about how closely we imitate our former colonial masters. The recent order made by a High Court Judge...

Another African country starts issuing visas on arrival for Africans

As part of efforts to promote tourism and attract foreign direct investment, the government of Sierra Leone has changed its visa policy. The West African...

Sudan agrees to pay $30m to families of US sailors killed...

Sudan has agreed to pay $30 million in settlement to the families of 17 US sailors killed in an al-Qaeda attack on the USS...

Nigerian community celebrates first 24/7 electricity supply in decades thanks to...

While many take the constant supply of power for granted, Nigerians know how frustrating it is to have electricity for limited hours and then...

IGBO ORIGIN TRACED TO AGULERI: The Igbo Tribe Is From Israel

However, apart from the story of how Ndi Igbo came into being, the Igbos also shares some similar practices with the biblical Jews. But upon...

Trial to begin for Omoyele Sowore, a New Jersey journalist imprisoned...

Omoyele Sowore's family and friends are hoping the Haworth resident will come back to New Jersey soon. The journalist is standing trial beginning Wednesday in his home...