Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to US

Hundreds of Africans have joined Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey to seek asylum in the U.S.

One man says he fled his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo when an armed …

Quest for Girl Scout Gold Enriches American and Zimbabwe Teens

Years of being a Girl Scout prepared Nyla Mpofu to serve others. When Nyla applied for the annual Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest and most prestigious prize, she decided to help girls thousands …

Refugees Blame DRC’s Chronic Violence on Battle for Mineral Wealth

For decades, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo — the Ituri and North Kivu provinces especially — has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries.

Fifty-four-year-old Mwamoyo Shantal …

Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children’s Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent …

Journalist Who Returned to Native Somalia to Help Locals Killed in Hotel Attack

Among the 26 people killed at a hotel following a terrorist attack in southern Somalia Friday was Hodan Nalayeh, a television journalist who returned from the diaspora to help locals build a better life.

She …

AFCON2019: Senegal faces Algeria in finals; Tunisia battles Nigeria for the third place

CAIRO The AFCON2019 finals is a battle between West and North African countries, Senegal and Algeria respectively.

Senegal after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the first semi-finals will at the finals meet Algeria who beat three …

Zuma Denies Corruption Allegations to Investigators

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied allegations of corruption, saying he was a victim of conspiracies to end his career, ruin his reputation and kill him.

Addressing a commission of inquiry in Johannesburg, …