Eric Maddox created the Virtual Dinner Guest Project to bring people from different cultures together over a meal through a video link.
Losing power and refrigeration after a fierce Uganda thunderstorm meant it was the perfect time to make ginger citrus marmalade.
A United Nations and African Union joint mission traveled to the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda last week seeking regional cooperation from countries affected by the Lord's Resistance Army.
The African Leadership Academy looks for specific traits – such as courage – in picking students who may lead the continent someday.
Kenya's military is having battlefield success against Somali militants Al Shabab, but it is hindering access for humanitarian aid groups in the midst of worst famine in 30 years, aid groups say.
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projects that such events are likely to occur if greenhouse-gas emissions continue unabated.