Africa

Dr. Henry Louis Gates‘ new documentary series, Africa’s Great Civilizations is a six-hour series that takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. Dr. Gates talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what he learned on the journey and reveals three fascinating facts about black […]

In the mid-1800’s, West Africa’s Kru tribe was known among slave traders and colonialists for their resistance to capture and enslavement. They were also invaluable to merchants who visited the region because of their knowledge of the rough coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Kru settled in the region now known as Liberia and […]

According to The Washington Post, Jammeh's successor--President Adama Barrow, might launch a probe into Jammeh's suspected unethical dealings.

The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

An African woman from the Kenyan city of Mombasa claims Chris Brown smashed her iPhone, but if you let the "Proof" singer tell it, she's just another lying fan who wanted something from him.

The disgraced comedian, who fell from grace after getting caught up in a sex scandal, has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.

The families of the two boys, now teenagers attending high school in Gilbert, Arizona, say they believe it was a miracle they ended up in the same town.

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.

Baby Hope was helped by Danish aid Anja Ringgren Lovén in January after his family abandoned him over accusations of witchcraft.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has come under fire for hosting a lavish $1 million celebration for his 92nd birthday in a number of locations, including a drought-stricken region of the struggling nation, reports The Washington Post.