The Central African Republic on Sunday voted in presidential and legislative elections held under a cloud of violence as the government, international partners and United Nations peacekeepers seek to hold off a rebel advance.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington will reopen to the public on Friday — one of four Smithsonian Institution museums that are involved in the latest phase of reopening, the Smithsonian announced.
The East African Business Council (EABC) has urged countries in the region to make additional funds available for the tourism sector, facing revenue losses of more than $5.4 billion in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
New research suggests that regular exercise may improve the well-being of African American cancer survivors, but most survivors do not meet current recommendations for physical activity. The findings are published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Kenya, Mozambique and Niger have curbed polio outbreaks that erupted in different episodes over the past 24 months, allowing them to regain their polio-free status, World Health Organization (WHO) announced.
Nearly a dozen African refugees have lost their lives and many more sustained injuries when artillery shelling targeted an area in Yemen’s mountainous northwestern province of Sa’ada, as Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies press ahead with their military aggression against the crisis-hit Arab country.
Kenya on Friday added the world’s first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes.
Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild.
In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can be heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as “monkeys” during a phone call with US President Richard Nixon.
North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak, which was first reported in late May.
In a historic first, an African American woman was elected mayor of America's third largest city Tuesday, as Chicago voters entrusted a political novice with tackling difficult problems of economic inequality and gun violence.