3 US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger

Three US Green Berets were killed and two others were wounded in southwest Niger near the Mali-Niger border when a joint US-Nigerien patrol was attacked Wednesday, US officials told CNN.

The man saving Kenya’s sea turtles

Fikiri Kiponda's path from accountant to marine conservationist was sparked by a chance encounter.

Zimbabwe slaps vocal pastor with more subversion charges

A prominent critic of President Robert Mugabe is facing 20 years in jail if convicted of multiple counts of subverting Zimbabwe's government.

Kenya’s Supreme Court involved in ‘coup,’ says Kenyatta

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta publicly rebuked the country's Supreme Court on Thursday, saying its decision to annul the result of last month's election amounted to a "coup."

The Nigerian man saving Boko Haram orphans

He has helped to educate and feed hundreds of displaced Boko Haram orphans and his efforts have earned him the United Nations' highest honor.

Nigeria announces $5.8B deal for power plant

The government of Nigeria has announced the award of a $5.8 billion contract to build what will be the largest power plant in the country.

Kenya opposition blocks re-election

Kenya's opposition party said it will not participate in the upcoming presidential election without major reforms to the national electoral commission.

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