Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' releasing their first single, "Love Me Do." So Thursday, we introduce you to the music of The AfroBeatles. It's a mash-up of Beatles tunes with Fela Kuti's afrobeat music.
This past week Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina published an essay that has sent his Twitter feed into overdrive. In the essay he shares that he is gay. Coming out as a gay man in a country where being gay is illegal could be dangerous but that, according to writer Wainaina, is precisely the point.
Mr. Bigg's is the largest fast food chain in Africa's most populous country. But running a fast food operation is no easy feat in a country beset by mismanagement, corruption, and a lack of infrastructure. David Hecht reports.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Alex Capstick in Cape Town, South Africa, about the controversy surrounding Nigeria's president and his decision to ban the national team from competing, following a bad performance at the World Cup.
For Wednesday's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the African city that's just gotten its own version of the popular Monopoly board game. One clue -- in this version, Boardwalk has been replaced by a place called Banana Island.
In many African countries, dozens of different languages are spoken by different ethnic groups. And while each country often has a European language as its "official" language, most people don't even begin to understand it. That presents a problem for aid groups, trying to share information.