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A number of Morocco's riads (traditional courtyard houses) have been transformed into incredible boutique hotels in recent years, giving travelers a cultural and luxurious experience that was once off-limits.
US B-2 bombers struck and destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN Thursday.
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh should be spending his last day in power on Wednesday, but he has refused to accept defeat in last month's election and has indicated he won't hand over power to victor Adama Barrow on Thursday
The admission by Nigeria that its air force accidentally targeted a camp for people who have been internally displaced represents a significant change in attitude by the forces fighting the terrorist insurgency known as Boko Haram.
A group with links to Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing that tore through a military camp in West Africa's Mali, killing 47 people.
A Nigerian fighter jet misfired during an operation Tuesday, striking refugees at a camp in Borno state for the internally displaced, as well as aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to Nigerian officials and the Red Cross.
Gabon's captain and striker can credit his father for his success. CNN World Sport's Alex Thomas reports
The last time Uganda played in the Africa Cup of Nations, dictator Idi Amin held power and none of the current squad were born.
Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .
Near Africa's horn on the easternmost part of the continent, a shiny new electric railway runs alongside an old abandoned track through both arid desert and green highlands.
Primatologist Jane Goodall entered the Tanzanian forest in 1960 with a notebook and a pair of binoculars. Six decades later, she's recruiting locals and Google to protect her beloved chimps.
Nearly 100 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants wrecked in the waters between Libya and Italy, the International Organization for Migration said Saturday.
The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Gabon on 14 January, pitting the stars of the continent against each other for Africa's greatest sporting prize. Gabon 2017 promises to be among the most spectacular tournaments yet, boasting new stadia, elite squads and huge audiences, although the host nation is suffering a severe economic downturn causing by falling oil prices. We break down the key figures that tell the story of AFCON 2017.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his father are not only bound by blood ties. Father and son have history when it comes to the two defining moments in Gabon's football past.
A day that rang with fresh hope was marred when it became clear sections of the president's inaugural speech were carbon copies of the words of former US Presidents.
Photographer Roger Ballen is known for his confronting, enigmatic photography. His latest work, "The Theatre of Apparitions," examines the afterlife.
From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.
Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.
Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.
It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its economy.
Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.