Gabon says it has opened an investigation following "many cases of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse" by its troops as part of UN mission in the Central African Republic.
Turkish officials say there has been no response from pirates who kidnapped 15 crew members after killing one and leaving three others to sail M/V Mozart off the coast of Nigeria.
The World Health Organization has vaccinated more than 15,000 children in Africa against malaria. But did they do so with consent, or were the children part of a research project?
As part of a series, TRT World explores fascinating stories of African figures whose contribution to humanity has been largely neglected.
African nations have for years called for more money from rich countries to help them combat global warming and integrate climate risks into their long-term economic planning - and that plea will be heard in New York again this week.
A team of Turkish researchers established the observation station in Antarctica, which will provide meteorological data such as wind speed, pressure and global solar radiation for two years.
The attempted coup in Gabon is a reminder to the Bongo family—who have ruled for decades—that their reign is fragile, and will need serious reforms to survive.
A group of soldiers attempted to take power and called in a radio appeal for a popular uprising against ailing President Ali Bongo, who is abroad recovering from a stroke.
Except for Qatar, the oil producing gulf countries are adamant on raising oil prices to fill budget deficits.
The president of Gabon has not been seen in public for months, leading to speculation about his continuing ability to rule the country.
President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised for more than three weeks in Saudi Arabia, and his absence could trigger significant changes in the tiny nation.
The crocodiles are believed to have been in the Abanda caves for around 3,000 years, where the lack of light in the caves is believed to have caused depigmentation on their skin along with urea in bat droppings.
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