Fast facts: The embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania

With the capture of Abu Anas al Libi over the weekend, the U.S. embassy bombings in Nairobi, Kenya; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are once again in the news.

U.S. forces take part in 2 Africa raids

U.S. military forces were involved in two separate operations in Africa -- one of them targeting a member of the group Al-Shabaab that was behind last month's Kenya mall attack, and the other going after an al Qaeda leader tied to bombings of two U.S. ...

15 Libyan soldiers killed in attack on military post — reports

At least 15 Libyan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in an attack on a military post Saturday morning on a road between Bani Walid and Tarhuna, Libya's state news agency, LANA, reported.

7 tips for first-time Africa traveler

What should many new Africa hands ditch first? Their preconceptions

Ghanaian president: Soft targets at risk

CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney discusses the issues facing Africa with Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama.

19 new political parties registered in South Africa, ahead of 2014 elections

19 new political parties registered in South Africa, ahead of 2014 elections. 19 new political parties have been registered on a national level with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) over the past nine months. Prominent among this...

Africa’s hottest fashion designers

African designers are making a splash on the world stage - here are seven African designers to watch out for.

Why Nigerian pharmacists in the U.S deserve commendation for attracting business to diaspora and...

Why Nigerian pharmacists in the U.S deserve commendation for attracting business to diaspora and homeland.   By Dr. Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of  USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.   http://usafricaonline.com/2013/09/27/i-commend-nigerian-pharmacists-in-the-americas-for-business-to-diaspora-and-homeland-by-chido-nwangwu http://photoworks.tv/usafrica-nappsa2013-special-classmagazine USAfrica: Professionally and substantially, I do believe that one of the bright...

The best of African street art

Africa street art can be anything from beautifully painted shop fronts, to spray can graffiti, to inspiring murals. You sent your street art photos to CNN iReport - here are the best.

‘Testing ground’ to end poverty

Africa will be the testing ground for new strategies to reduce poverty and inequality, says Liberian President.
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