Reports of new Covid cases have decreased in every region of the world except Africa, where weekly cases jumped 44% while fatalities rose 20%.
Atrocities including brutal gang-rapes, extrajudicial killings and forced evictions have been part of the violence in Tigray, witnesses say.
Mali's interim vice president, Colonel Assimi Goita, said on Tuesday that he had seized power.
Maya Horgan Famodu has become a trailblazer in Africa's venture capital industry, but her path to success hasn't been straightforward.
Genius Sports' new deal with the NBA's league in Africa could allow the sports data company to test second- and third-screen viewing presentations.
The world could be facing a shortage of an underappreciated yet crucial commodity in the years ahead: sand.
Even though sand can be found in nearly every single country on Earth, the world could soon face a shortage of this crucial, under-appreciated commodity. Sand use around the world has tripled in the last twenty years, according to the UNEP. That's far greater than the rate at which sand is being replenished. Here's what's behind the looming sand crisis. CORRECTION: This video has been updated to clarify how cement and sand usage correlates, according to United Nations Environment Program's data and estimations.
The CEO of Nigerian fintech Flux says dropping out of college helped to pave the way for the launch of a new crypto payments company.
Solar and wind energy could replace fossil fuels entirely to become the world's power source by 2050, a new report has claimed.
Two trains collided on Friday in southern Egypt, causing three passenger cars to flip over, killing 32 people and leaving 66 injured, health authorities said.
Pricepally Chief Executive Luther Lawoyin spoke to CNBC Make It about what the lessons he's learned as a founder.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed the new chief of the World Trade Organization, becoming the first woman and African to ever lead the institution.
Rights group Amnesty International and witnesses have said soldiers opened fire on protesters on Oct. 20, killing at least 12 people at a toll gate in the city's affluent Lekki district and another area.
New and more contagious variants of Covid-19 are spreading across Africa, causing a spike in infections and deaths, according to the World Health Organization.
Ugandans head to the polls on Thursday as singer-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine looks to deny incumbent President Yoweri Museveni a sixth term.
Firms and organizations are turning to a broad set of tools to develop new buildings.
Neither side appeared to welcome the dialogue that experts say is needed to avert disaster.
Apeel, a food science start-up focused on food waste, has a new approach to a big problem for the world's smallest farms, and it has raised $30 million from investors including the World Bank Group's IFC.
A relentless second wave of coronavirus has stopped oil demand recovery, but the prospect of increased supply is further raising the stakes for OPEC+.
Details were not immediately available, but the two sides were taking part in a signing ceremony in Geneva on Friday morning.