Africa's biggest economy is reeling from the slump in global oil prices
This years' nominees showcase new breakthroughs in public health burdens, smart solutions for farmers and dynamic energy initiatives.
The mosque is being built as part of a complex that will include a one-million book library, a Koranic school and a museum of Islamic art and history
As Rwanda hosts WEF Africa, 10 things you may not have known about this small nation punching above its weight
Punching far above its weight - following through - implementation - Africa's doer
TRENDING: #ItsOnlyInKenyanSchools - Kenyan Twitter remembers school days with hilarious, and slightly worrying, results
Many took it as an opportunity to recall funnier moments, while others provided insights into more serious issues such as the quality of teaching
A year of drought has pushed 10.2 million Ethiopians into dire conditions needing food aid to survive, according to the United Nations
Evidence shows extremist groups are more successful at recruiting new members among disaffected youth, the poor and unemployed
TRENDING: #WorldPressFreedomDay - recaps the state of press freedom and what many Africans think about the media
Most tweets were from the public showing overwhelming support and gratitude to Africa's journalists
TRENDING: #Iheanacho - Nigerian footballer, who 'celebrates his goals alone', sets social media on fire
Over the last 24 hours he's set social media alight for a variety of reasons.
UPDATED: Exploring Africa's favourite beers, and why it matters: one of the oldest businesses still going strong
In many countries breweries are the oldest companies, relics of colonialism, newly found independence freedom - or tell histories
Allies of Machar secure the petroleum and interior cabinet posts, while members of Kiir’s party will get the defence and finance portfolios
Il est mort sur scène dimanche vers 5 heures du matin, après s'être effondré en plein concert à Abidjan
Headed 'to paradise': 33 lions, rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia, set to fly to South Africa
The lions, with names such as Zeus and Shakira, were freed after the use of wild animals in circuses was outlawed in Peru in 2011 and Colombia in 2013
A first for Somalia: New report on the state of media freedom in the country - where journalism can be a death wish
"The authorities, public, and the militants are all hostile to us. We are like fish in poisonous waters, we can be attacked or killed at any time."
26th Forum theme is "Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation"
39 African countries had less than 1%, or no, territorial sea protection - yet continent's fisheries sector is worth more than $24 billion