The commemorative site was designed by a Haitian architect and depicts a woman of African descent lying above the words “Consider the Legacy.”
Zhao Yang, who runs the restaurant, was arrested for not having a proper license shortly after a Kenyan media report revealed the rules on local customers, according to The Guardian.
The 1990s had better music, but it was a more primitive time. Science is a constantly changing endeavor.
Africa’s giant faces its tightest presidential election ever this weekend, and the two main candidates are hitting up the diaspora for supportive tweets, cash donations, and London rallies.
Stop accepting the fizzy imposter you get over here.
Gunmen abducted Phyllis Sortor from a school in Nigeria Feb. 23. She was released Friday.
It’s all sunshine and great wildlife. Gross.
The homeless man shot dead by police in a struggle captured on video Sunday was reaching for an officer’s weapon, the Los Angeles police chief says.
Namibia’s outgoing president was awarded the multi-million dollar Ibrahim Prize for 2014 on Monday. The prize committee reviews candidates every year but hasn’t found anyone worthy of winning since 2011.
Chad says it has killed 207 members of Boko Haram in clashes this week. WARNING: Graphic images.
Mihaela Noroc traveled all around the world to show that stunning female beauty is everywhere.
The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months.
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration, which saw 189 countries declare a commitment to equal rights for men and women. And yet laws like this still exist.
The presidential polls have been pushed back by six weeks because of security concerns as the army continues to fight Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.
Putting your smartphone’s smarts to good use.
Rick Steves, travel expert and author of Travel as a Political Act, spoke with BuzzFeed News about how to travel responsibly to socially and politically complex places.
Unicef launched its largest ever appeal on Thursday, calling for $3.1 billion to fund its projects in 2015 and singling out Syria as the conflict zone where the most work is needed.
Photography studios are disappearing all over Africa. Photographer Adrien Tache shares an intimate portrait of an industry in flux.
The result of a wild card drawing, MTN-Qhubeka comprises team members from South Africa and Eritrea.
Before and after photographs show that nearly 4,000 structures were destroyed in two Nigerian towns during last week’s militant attacks.
Africa is bigger than China, India, Europe, and the USA. COMBINED.
Photographer Vicente Pamparo captures the beautiful markings that are traditional to Ethiopia’s Karo Tribe.
Abu Anas al-Libi was due to stand trial over attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Photographer Floriane de Lassée documents individuals who carry their livelihood upon their heads everyday. And the results are absolutely remarkable.
There is nothing better than Jollof rice.
The death of Angalifu at San Diego Zoo over the weekend brings the rare rhino population, decimated by poachers, closer to extinction.
“Ebola puts a physical distance between you and the world that no words can bridge, and you feel that distance in your body.” Read Jina Moore’s story.
The Congo outbreak was unrelated to the larger epidemic in West Africa. A total of 49 people have died from Ebola in the Congo since August.
Dr. Martin Salia contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone. He landed in Nebraska on Saturday afternoon, making him the 10th U.S. patient with Ebola.