U.S. Star Akon to Light Up Kenya's Kibera

Updated: Mon 22 Sep, 08:28 am

Senegalese-American singer Aliaune Damala, popularly known as Akon, has committed to assist in lighting up Kibera as part of a major Kenyan government-led transformation initiative. read more »

Nigeria Oil Workers Call Off Strike

Updated: Mon 22 Sep, 07:31 am

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation workers have suspended their five-day strike after reaching a deal with the government in a dispute over pensions. read more »

Obama to Name Ebola Czar, Step Up Response

Updated: Tue 16 Sep, 06:43 am

President Obama will announce the appointment of a high-level coordinator to manage the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak when he visits the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta on Tuesday, … read more »