Hershey And Nestlé Hit With Major Child Slavery Lawsuit

Eight young adults are suing a number of chocolate companies — including behemoths such as Hershey and Nestlé — for what they claim is the knowing use and profit of child slavery in the Ivory Coast. The group of eight are all allegedly victims of the practice and were forced as children to pick cocoa […]

More Than 300 Children Are Missing And Feared Kidnapped Or Dead After Nigerian School Attack

More than 300 students remain missing after gunmen attacked an all-boys school in northwestern Nigeria on Friday. Though the search has continued throughout the weekend, authorities have expressed their fears that many of the schoolboys are either in captivity or dead after attempting to flee to safety. As was previously reported by Al Jazeera, attackers […]

Man Named Adolf Hitler Wins Election In Namibia

A man named Adolf Hitler Uunona has won a local election in Namibia, according to a Thursday report from The Independent. Uunona, who represents the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO), became a councilor in the Ompundja Constituency, after beating his opponent by 1,196 votes to 213. In a statement supplied to the German tabloid […]

Hundreds Of Elephants In Botswana Have Died As A Result Of Mysterious Circumstances

Hundreds of elephants in the African country of Botswana have died under mysterious circumstances, and animal activists are criticizing the nation’s seemingly slow response to the situation, The Guardian reported. At least 350 elephants have died in the northern part of the country, and the number may be considerably higher, as the animals’ carcasses can […]

Amnesty Reports U.S. Airstrike In Somalia Killed Civilians, Questions U.S. Investigations

On Wednesday, April 1, Amnesty International released a statement revealing new evidence of Somali civilian deaths caused by U.S. airstrikes in February, The Independent reported. Two were killed, including a teenager and a 53-year-old farmer, and three were injured, according to the organization’s statement, which noted that the U.S. Africa Command announced an investigation into […]

Poachers Killed Two Rare White Giraffes In Kenya, Only One Male Remains, Potentially The Last In The World

Officials at a wildlife sanctuary in Kenya discovered the carcasses of two rare white giraffes — a mother and her calf — earlier today. Due to the skeletal state of their remains, investigators estimate that they were killed several months ago by poachers, reports BBC. According to the article, no one had seen the two […]

Scientists Discover Evidence Of Unknown ‘Ghost Population’ Of Humans That Lived Half A Million Years Ago

Scientists have discovered a ghost population of ancient humans that lived in Africa around 500,000 years ago, after finding DNA evidence in modern humans, reported The Guardian. Researchers stumbled upon the unknown species after studying the genomes of West African populations. They found that up to one-fifth of the population’s DNA could not be accounted […]

FBI Is Reportedly Looking Into Allegations That Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly looking into allegations that Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar secretly married her brother to help him immigrate to the United States, The New York Post reports. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the belief that Omar married her brother has been going around in certain right-wing circles for […]

Al-Shabaab Terrorist Attack Kills 1 U.S. Soldier, 2 Contractors At Kenyan Military Base, 2 Americans Wounded

A dawn terrorist attack on a military base used by U.S. troops in Kenya has left one American soldier dead, and also killed two independent contractors working for the U.S. Department of Defense, according to a statement issued Sunday by the U.S. Africa Command. The statement was posted on Twitter by the African Strategic Intelligence […]

Wakanda, A Fictional Country From The Marvel Universe, Listed As A U.S. Trading Partner On USDA Website

Wakanda, a fictitious nation that exists only within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and is not a real country, was listed as a U.S. trading partner on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) website, The Washington Post reports. According to the entry, the two countries purportedly trade ducks, donkeys, and dairy cows with one another. […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announces He’s Moving To Africa, Says It Will Define Bitcoin Future

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced in a tweet this week that he would be moving to Africa for at least a portion of the upcoming year in a message that claimed the continent was the future — particularly for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Dorsey said he’d be living somewhere on the continent for at least three […]

Prince Harry Had This Adorable Response To A Fan Calling Him ‘Handsome’

Prince Harry had the most adorable response to a fan who called him handsome after the royal was seen in a photo alongside a group of local Japanese schoolchildren before Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final. The prince traveled to Japan to cheer on England in the sports event, as People Magazine reported. Harry nonverbally replied […]

Prince Harry’s Dangerous Journey Across Landmine Field Honors Late Mother Princess Diana

Prince Harry took a dangerous journey across a landmine field in an effort to continue the brave work of his late mother, Princess Diana, to rid the world of these destructive, hidden devices, and to honor the global movement she started in 1997. It was 22 years ago that the People’s Princess famously walked across […]

Prince Harry To Honor Princess Diana During Africa Trip In This Dynamic Way

Prince Harry will honor his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, during his Africa trip in this dynamic way. He will be paying homage to a cause close to her heart in the months prior to her untimely death in August 1997. The Daily Express reported that Prince Harry will visit the very spot his […]

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Reportedly Causing Too Much Drama For Palace, May Move To Africa

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly are causing too much drama for Buckingham Palace and may make Africa their semi-permanent residence as a result, according to a new report by Page Six‘s Cindy Adams. Adams claimed that Meghan and Harry are not well-liked by the British public but treated like rock star royalty. The veteran […]

Shannon Elizabeth Shares Touching Tribute To Anti-Apartheid Musician Johnny Clegg Following His Death

Shannon Elizabeth shared a touching tribute to Johnny Clegg, the South African anti-apartheid musician who passed away Wednesday at the age of 66. In an Instagram post, Shannon described Clegg as “an icon in Africa” and wrote that some of her biggest memories in Africa include getting to know the musician. Clegg, who was born […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Officially Announce Their Tour Of Africa

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced on Instagram Thursday that they would carry out a royal tour of Southern Africa this autumn. “The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have requested a visit to South Africa as well as The Duke carrying out visits to Malawi and Angola. His Royal Highness will also do a short working […]

Prince Harry Gives Impassioned Speech As He Carries On Princess Diana’s Humanitarian Work

Prince Harry delivered a stirring speech on Monday arguing for the continuation of the removal of land mines in Angola — a mission his mother, Princess Diana, began over 20 years ago. Speaking to an audience at The Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, the Duke of Sussex made his case by pointing out […]

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Could Break Tradition During Africa Tour By Doing This

Since news broke that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry would most likely be going on a royal tour of Africa later this year, royal fans have been wondering if they would take baby Archie along with them. It is typical protocol to leave children under 6-months-old at home. The fact that certain parts of Africa […]

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Will Reportedly Tour Africa This Fall

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to take a royal tour of Africa sometime this fall. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will travel to Africa, where they will visit the countries of Angola and Malawi as well as South Africa, in part to continue Princess Diana’s legacy of humanitarian work on the continent […]

Prince Harry’s Next Engagement Is Reportedly A Clue That He & Meghan Markle Are Moving To Africa

Prince Harry’s next engagement might be an indicator that he and Meghan Markle, along with their newborn, Archie, could end up spending a significant amount of time in Africa. At least that is what some people think. Business Insider reported that Harry is scheduled to attend the Sentebale Audi Concert in London on June 11. […]

Prince William, Prince Harry’s Favorite Cause Derailed After African Nation Lifts Elephant-Hunting Ban

Prince William and Prince Harry learned devastating news this week after the African nation of Botswana lifted its ban on elephant hunting, The Express reports. Both princes have advocated for the conservation of African wildlife, elephants in particular. Africa is near and dear to the hearts of the two princes. Their father, Prince Charles, reportedly […]

American Pastor ‘Curing’ Poor Ugandans With Industrial Bleach

A network led by Robert Baldwin, an American pastor from New Jersey, is administering Ugandans with industrial bleach, an investigation by The Guardian has revealed. Up to 50,000 Ugandans, including infants, have been administered chlorine dioxide so far, the report noted. The product, which is extremely dangerous and has no known health benefits, is being […]

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Moving To Africa? Buckingham Palace Issues A Statement About The Rumors

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been rumored to be in the process of planning a move to Africa, and Buckingham Palace has issued a response, Yahoo News reports. Unfortunately, the statement raises more questions than it answers. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, rumors broke over the weekend that the Royal Family and its […]

Ivanka Trump Says She Turned Down World Bank Job, Is ‘Happy’ With Current Work

President Donald Trump’s senior advisor, Ivanka Trump, told interviewers with the Associated Press that she turned down the World Bank job — suggesting that she is happy with her current role in the White House. She was interviewed during her trip to Africa, which was intended to promote the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) […]

Ivanka Trump Bucks Donald Trump’s Policy Priorities, Follows Hillary Clinton’s Footsteps In Africa

Running largely contrary to Donald Trump’s “America First” philosophy, the president’s advisor and daughter Ivanka Trump is now in Africa, where she is working towards the development of a global women’s program, The Associated Press reports. Ivanka Trump is currently visiting Ethiopia and the Ivory Coast as part of a four-day trip. The president’s daughter […]

Weezer Follows ‘Africa’ Success With Covers Album

The rock band Weezer had some of its biggest success in years last year with its cover of Toto’s 1980s song “Africa.” The cover arose when a 15-year-old fan requested that the band sing the song, per Inquisitr, and when they finally did, the song reached No. 1 on the alternative charts, later becoming a […]

Nina Dobrev Describes How A Lion Attacked Her Group While On Safari In Africa

After spending Christmas in her native Bulgaria, Nina Dobrev decided to head to Africa where the climate is warmer at this time of year. While fans have been enjoying the snaps of Nina as she visited Africa, the former Vampire Diaries star revealed there was a darker side to her vacation. While on safari, Dobrev […]

What Is World Toilet Day? It’s More Serious Than You Think

Upon first seeing that it’s “World Toilet Day,” many may be tempted to make a joke about the device used by billions of people around the world on a daily basis. But for a huge portion of the globe, access to proper sanitation, including toilets, is a luxury that should not be made light of. […]

Elephants Are Evolving Right Before Our Eyes, As More Are Being Born Without Tusks Due To Poaching

Elephants are evolving right in front of scientists’ eyes, as more and more of the animals are being born without tusks, National Geographic reports. Being born without tusks confers an evolutionary advantage on the animals, who are more likely to survive since poachers aren’t going to kill them for their tusks, which would otherwise be […]

Birth Rates Soar In Some Nations, Dwindle In Others, Study Suggests

Countries in Europe, North America, and South America are seeing their birth rates drop significantly, while nations across Africa and Asia are seeing a “baby boom,” a new report details. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, set up in part by funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates […]

Cameroon School Kidnapping Sees More Than 70 Students Abducted

Militants in the African nation of Cameroon have abducted several dozen schoolchildren and at least one adult, and as of this writing no group has claimed responsibility, BBC News is reporting. Seventy-eight students and at least three other people, including the principal of the school, were kidnapped from the Presbyterian Secondary School in Bamenda, in […]

Tourists Are Flocking To African Cities

When some people picture Africa, one of the first images that may come to mind is a safari stopover, but the African City Guide has been created for travelers of both business and leisure who wish to get out of the chain hotel experience and typical visits in order to visit urban Africa, reports Quartz […]

Tanzania Governor Urges Citizens To Report ‘Gays’ To His Office

The regional governor overseeing the city of Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania, has made ambitious and alarming promises to crack down on homosexuality in his jurisdiction. Governor Paul Makonda said on Monday that he would start arresting citizens under his watch who allegedly engage in homosexuality beginning on November 5. His remarks […]

Ethiopia Approves First Female President Sahle-Work Zewde

Members of the Ethiopian parliament have elected Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde to be the country’s new president, BBC News reported. Not only is Sahle-Work the country’s first female president, but she is currently Africa’s only female head of state, the last being Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, who resigned in March. Zewde, 69, was the United Nations […]

‘So I Shot A Whole Family Of Baboons’ Brags Idaho Wildlife Official Blake Fischer, Shares Grisly Hunting Photo

Blake Fischer, a Fish and Game Commissioner in the state of Idaho, faces calls for his resignation this weekend after he circulated a grisly photo of himself grinning as he posed with the dead bodies of four baboons he says that he killed with a bow and arrow on recent guided hunting expedition in the […]

Melania Trump Arrives In Ghana, Beginning Her First Solo Trip As First Lady

Melania Trump arrived in Ghana on Tuesday to start her first solo international trip as first lady, landing in Accra this morning, according to NBC News. The first lady was greeted in the Ghanaian capital by her Ghanaian counterpart Rebecca Akufo-Addo and came off the plane to dancers and drummers along with school students waving […]

Prince William Returns To Kate Middleton & The Kids After Week In Africa

Prince William has made his grand return to London after spending a week traveling Africa as part of a private work trip, as reported by Hello! While William seemed to enjoy his time seeing the continent, he was happy to return to Kensington Palace and reunite with his wife Kate Middleton, his son Prince George, […]

Rwandan School Teaches Boys How To Be Feminists And Stop Gender-Based Violence

In a village outside Rwanda’s capital Kigali lies the Safe School For Girls, a co-educational center committed to educating both boys and girls about improving the lives of women in Rwanda, reports the BBC. The school attempts to tackle the issue of harassment and abuse during the Me Too era. On weekday afternoons after academic […]

‘BBC News’ Helps Track Down The Murderers Behind A Mysterious Video Of A Mass Killing Of Women And Children

Sleuths from BBC News were able to use Google Earth, some simple geometry, and more than a little good luck to pinpoint the exact time and place – and even some of the perpetrators – of a mass killing in Africa. The news agency then explained their process in a series of Twitter posts that […]

Prince William Hopes To Combat Poaching On Upcoming Africa Trip

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has long had a soft spot for the African continent, and plans to return for a tour of Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania in late September. During that tour, the duke will address major issues that face the continent, most importantly, the horrific poaching of rhinos, elephants, and pangolins, according […]

Watch Theresa May ‘Dad Dance’ During South Africa Visit

According to ABC News, British Prime Minister Theresa May was spotted dancing with a group of school children during her recent visit to Cape Town, South Africa. While May’s first visit to the continent was to announce her plans to boost the United Kingdom’s investment in Africa post-Brexit, May also met up with a group […]

Kensington Palace Releases Heartwarming Photos Of Prince Harry’s Private Trip To Africa

In a set of photos released by Kensington Palace today, July 23, it appears that Prince Harry had quite a joyous time on his private trip last month to Lesotho, Africa, engaging in various activities with locals, doing charitable acts, and smiling at any given occasion. The Duke of Sussex’s trip had, of course, charitable […]

Endangered Rhinos Die In Bid To Relocate Them To A New Home In Kenya

Eight critically endangered black rhinoceroses died in a failed bid to relocate them to a new home, ABC News is reporting. Last month, government officials began moving 11 rhinos from captivity in Nairobi to the newly-created Tsavo East National Park, in a bid to allow the protected animals to thrive there. Unfortunately, mistakes were made […]

Blast At Zimbabwe Rally Was Failed Assassination Attempt On President Mnangagwa

Just over a month before the first Zimbabwe presidential election since a November coup that forced President Robert Mugabe from the post, an assassination attempt has been made on President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a Saturday campaign rally at the White City Stadium in the city of Bulawayo. While Mnangagwa, nicknamed The Crocodile, escaped harm, others […]

A Leopard Snatched And Ate A Toddler In Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park

A leopard snatched and ate a 3-year-old child in a national park in Uganda, and now authorities are searching for the big cat for fear that she’s developed a taste for human flesh. As Yahoo News reports, the 3-year-old son of a park ranger at Queen Elizabeth National Park was at the staff quarters when […]

Girl, 11, Born With Legs, Feet Facing 180 Degrees ‘Completely Backwards’ Has Limbs Untwisted

An 11-year-old girl was born with a severe leg deformity that left her with her legs and feet facing 180 degrees “completely backwards.” Until just recently, the young girl, known only as Justine, had lived with the condition. The Daily Mail reported on Thursday that Justine actually underwent a surgery about six months ago to […]

Kim Kardashian’s Famous Asset Has Competition — Woman’s Backside Is Said To ‘Stop Traffic’

Kim Kardashian’s backside is not the eighth wonder of the world, but it certainly has conjured up a lot of attention through the decades. Today, there’s another bottom creating a buzz that belongs to a woman who is “Africa’s answer to Kim Kardashian” as her 60-inch backside has been known to stop traffic. You would […]

Meghan Markle And Kate Middleton Differ In This One Way, Reveals Royal Expert

Since Meghan Markle announced her engagement to Prince Harry, she has been continuously compared to her future sister-in-law, Kate Middleton. The two formidable women have lots of similarities, but also have strikingly different personalities. One royal expert weighs in on how Meghan Markle’s differing nature could affect the charities and advocacies she decides to support […]

A Trophy Hunter Was Killed By A Stray Bullet Just As He Was Taking Aim At A Lion He Planned To Kill

A trophy hunter was killed just as he was aiming his gun at a lion in a South African game preserve, in what authorities believe is merely a tragic accident, The Sun is reporting. Pero Jelenic, a 75-year-old hunter from Croatia, was on a private game reserve in South Africa last week when he met […]