World Leaders: Boko Haram Fight is a ‘Generational Struggle’

World Leaders: Boko Haram Fight is a ‘Generational Struggle’

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria played host to an international summit in May 2016 to search for solutions to the violence caused by extremist group Boko Haram….

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Morocco Hopes for Return to the AU

Morocco Hopes for Return to the AU

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Morocco wants to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after quitting the bloc in protest of its decision to accept Western Sahara as…

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Africa’s First Music Download Service Launches in Senegal

Africa’s First Music Download Service Launches in Senegal

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Africa’s first homegrown platform for legal music downloads has launched in Senegal with a mission to promote African artists, pay them properly and…

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Photographer Brought Malian Images to the World

Photographer Brought Malian Images to the World

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Pioneering Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose powerful black-and-white images of local life won him international acclaim and top awards, died at the age…

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Guinea, Turkey Strengthen Partnership With Agreements

Guinea, Turkey Strengthen Partnership With Agreements

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Guinea and Turkey signed multiple deals in diverse areas including defense, health and energy during a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan….

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In Kenya, a Digital Classroom in a Box

In Kenya, a Digital Classroom in a Box

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE At Lighthouse Grace Academy in Nairobi’s Kwangware suburb, students are using a new learning tool. It’s the “Kio Kit,” a digital classroom in…

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Refugees of Boko Haram Attacks Return to Nigeria

Refugees of Boko Haram Attacks Return to Nigeria

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE More than 1,000 Nigerians, out of the thousands who fled attacks by Boko Haram jihadists to neighboring countries, returned to their homeland at…

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Malawian Prisoners Put Pain to Melody

Malawian Prisoners Put Pain to Melody

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Malawi’s Zomba Prison Project band has the distinction of being nominated for a prestigious Grammy Award. Its 20-track record I Have No Everything…

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‘Made in Ghana’ Vehicles Go on Sale

‘Made in Ghana’ Vehicles Go on Sale

Story and photo by AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A Ghanaian inventor and church leader who started out trying to make voice-controlled television sets is telling the world’s auto…

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Mogadishu Prepares for Housing Boom

Mogadishu Prepares for Housing Boom

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Somalia’s elegant colonial villas were left in ruins by two decades of street fighting among warlords, and the seaside capital Mogadishu was dubbed…

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