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The recent prosecution of eleven women by Hisbah in Kano state underscores a misogynistic strand in the practice of Sharia and Islam in Northern Nigeria. This...
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Donald J. Trump has slowly but surely improved his standing in state and national polls since the final presidential debate. A New York Times Upshot/Siena...
Cameroon train crash

(CNN)About 70 people are dead and 300 others injured after an overloaded train derailed in central Cameroon, authorities said. The train was carrying more passengers...
Kinshasa rallies protest against Joseph Kabila's attempts to stay in power by amending DR Congo's constitution. Photograph: Reuters

At least 17 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo during protests calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down. Three of them...
Amplify

African Media Agency (AMA)-/ aKoma Media, a content platform and storytelling company focused on Africa, is pleased to announce the inaugural session of Amplify,...

Something is wrong with the legal system in Malawi, and all those who are concerned about the rule of law in African countries need...

According to Turkish prosecutors, at least 90 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured in the overnight coup attempt. Turkey’s leadership vowed to...
Donald Trump

I will be making the announcement of my Vice Presidential pick on Friday at 11am in Manhattan. Details to follow. 10,602 retweets25,873 likes Reply Retweet 11K Like 26K More If...
Scottish actress Louise Linton

Scottish actress Louise Linton spent a year in Zambia when she was 18. And she lived to white a book about it. The self-published memoir, In...