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Article By Esther Walker // EEW Magazine Global News Bishop TD Jakes, who has been in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, for a two-day leadership conference, says Africa is a rich continent that, with proper leadership, can eradicate poverty. While talking with President Hage Geingob about the recently-launched Harambee Prosperity Plan at State House, the […]

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.

Baby Hope was helped by Danish aid Anja Ringgren Lovén in January after his family abandoned him over accusations of witchcraft.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has come under fire for hosting a lavish $1 million celebration for his 92nd birthday in a number of locations, including a drought-stricken region of the struggling nation, reports The Washington Post.

Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.

Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.

Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of "endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away," writes the Independent.

Three suicide bombers attacked a village market in Lake Chad Saturday, injuring more than 100 and killing at least 15 in what Chad officials believe to be the work of Boko Haram extremists.

Two men have been arrested in relation to an attack that took place at a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali last week that…

Three people were killed and over 100 people were taken hostage at an international hotel in Mali, West Africa, BBC News reports.

The Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano were rocked by two bomb blasts in 24 hours, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 120 others. One of the attacks involved an 11-year-old girl, the report says.