The White House has said an American aid worker who was kidnapped in the West African nation more than six years ago has been released from custody.
One in two young people in South Africa are unemployed while more than 1.2 million graduates are without jobs in Uganda. More own initiatives could ease unemployment in Africa, experts say.
The first women to clear dangerous explosives in Libya are part of an international trend for gender equity in the job.
At least 40 people have been confirmed dead on Monday (March 12) from tropical storm Freddy in Malawi, where numbers are still coming in from areas affected by flooding, government officials said.
Mali's ruling junta will postpone a constitutional referendum but maintain a previously agreed timeline to return to civilian rule, a government spokesperson said in a statement read to the press Friday.
The elderly population in East Asia is swelling as the birth rate continues to decline. The region now has the world's lowest fertility rate, raising fears of social and economic woes, especially for its youth.
Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 19 people and burned a medical facility in a raid on a village in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo early on Sunday morning, two regional officials and a resident said.
Gabonese authorities on Sunday continued search operations for 31 people still missing after a ferry sank last week in the coastal area, killing six people.
Sexual attacks on women and girls have continued since last year's peace deal between Ethiopia’s government and Tigray leadership, witnesses told DW.
Hundreds of people have been killed as tropical cyclone Freddy continues its trail of destruction.
Malawi's government said at least 190 people were killed with 584 injured and 37 missing, while authorities in neighboring Mozambique reported 20 deaths and 24 injured.
Ghana is expanding its national malaria vaccine immunization program to ensure that the shots reach thousands of children at high risk of malaria. The program is coordinated by the World Health Organization with support from NGOs and other stakeholders.