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    Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers

    Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers


    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...

    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 bombs ISIS camps in Libya

    US bombs ISIS camps in Libya


    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...

    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.
    Why there's turmoil in this small African nation

    Why there's turmoil in this small African nation


    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...

    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
    Fight against Boko Haram will be long and messy

    Fight against Boko Haram will be long and messy


    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...

    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.
    How will Trump deal with Africa?

    How will Trump deal with Africa?


    Why would Trump care about Africa? The answer is simple:...

    Why would Trump care about Africa? The answer is simple: China.
    Al Qaeda-linked group claims Mali bombing

    Al Qaeda-linked group claims Mali bombing


    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...

    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.
    'Scores die' as fighter jet hits refugees

    'Scores die' as fighter jet hits refugees


    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...

    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.
    The secret behind Aubameyang's success

    The secret behind Aubameyang's success


    Gabon's captain and striker can credit his father for his success. CNN World Sport's Alex Thomas...

    Gabon's captain and striker can credit his father for his success. CNN World Sport's Alex Thomas reports
    Ghana emerges victorious

    Ghana emerges victorious


    The last time Uganda played in the Africa Cup of Nations, dictator Idi Amin held power and none of the current squad were...

    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's revival in Egypt

    Roller derby's revival in Egypt


    Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent....

    Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .
    Chinese-funded railways linking East Africa

    Chinese-funded railways linking East Africa


    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...

    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.
    What I learned from 56 years living with chimps

    What I learned from 56 years living with chimps


    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...

    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.
    100 migrants missing in Med after wreck

    100 migrants missing in Med after wreck


    Nearly 100 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants wrecked in the waters between Libya and Italy, the International Organization for Migration said...

    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.
    Africa Cup of Nations by numbers

    Africa Cup of Nations by numbers


    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...

    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.
    Gabon's soccer star with 1.8M people on his team

    Gabon's soccer star with 1.8M people on his team


    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...

    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.
    Should Ghana ignore president's plagiarism?

    Should Ghana ignore president's plagiarism?


    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...

    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.
    Spooky window into the afterlife

    Spooky window into the afterlife


    Photographer Roger Ballen is known for his confronting, enigmatic photography. His latest work, "The Theatre of Apparitions," examines the...

    Photographer Roger Ballen is known for his confronting, enigmatic photography. His latest work, "The Theatre of Apparitions," examines the afterlife.
    60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya

    60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya


    From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex...

    From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.
    Disappeared in Africa's North Korea

    Disappeared in Africa's North Korea


    Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread...

    Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.
    Ethiopian runner fears for his life

    Ethiopian runner fears for his life


    Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer...

    Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
    Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?

    Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?


    Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror...

    Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.
    How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola

    How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola


    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...

    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.
    Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria

    Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria


    Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman...

    Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.
    The photographer giving people a voice

    The photographer giving people a voice


    Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in...

    Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in Zimbabwe.