Africa

Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.

Actress Thandie Newton called out the coffee chain for displaying a statue of a Black child in a loin cloth offering Colombian coffee beans to customers.

Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of "endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away," writes the Independent.

Nothing says the holidays quite like a festive bash, especially when it’s aimed at helping those in need. Russell Simmons is preparing for his 17th annual St. Barths holiday party. This year, he’s getting a little help from supermodel Alina Baikova, who will co-host the event. Back in October, Russell initially decided not to do the annual bash but […]

Malawi has hit a rough patch following a drought caused by El Nino. According to the United Nations children’s agency, the African country is dealing with a shortage of food and a suffering economy. Due to the scarcity, prices are on the rise and people can’t afford to feed themselves and their families. UNICEF has […]

Three suicide bombers attacked a village market in Lake Chad Saturday, injuring more than 100 and killing at least 15 in what Chad officials believe to be the work of Boko Haram extremists.

Two men have been arrested in relation to an attack that took place at a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali last week that…

Three people were killed and over 100 people were taken hostage at an international hotel in Mali, West Africa, BBC News reports.

The Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano were rocked by two bomb blasts in 24 hours, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 120 others. One of the attacks involved an 11-year-old girl, the report says.

Angolan supermodel Maria Borges is no stranger to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway, but on Tuesday, the beauty became the first model to rock natural…

Inspired by the recent protests against racism at the University of Missouri, scores of students at Ithaca College in New York decided to stage a walkout Wednesday demanding that the institution’s president, Tom Rochon, step down.

After a year of research, Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to help bring wireless Internet to large areas in sub-Saharan Africa.