Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won a large majority in parliament, the country's election board said on Wednesday, based on an early vote count in a weekend election in which opponents complained their supporters were harassed.
Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly teams up with Academy Award-winning director, Lucy Walker in search of healing in Haiti. We travel to the heart of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join Priestess Manbo Katy as she summons the spirits to help heal her community. (Vice)
Nigeria Wraps Up Kidnap Investigation With 200 Girls Still Missing
Nigeria wrapped up its inquiry into the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by militants on Friday with little progress to show, reporting almost none had been freed after the initial kidnapping some girls escaped from.
International Prosecutors Accuse Kenya of Withholding Evidence Against President
International prosecutors accused the Kenyan government on Tuesday of failing to hand over phone and bank records they said would help them show President Uhuru Kenyatta paid collaborators to take part in post-election violence in 2007. Kenyatta denies charges of co-orchestrating the wave of violence in which 1,200 people were killed and a government representative dismissed the prosecutors' allegations.
Nigeria has been declared officially Ebola-free after a six week period with no new cases. Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the World Health Organization's Director General Margaret Chan praised Nigeria's success in controlling the deadly disease - brought to the country by a Liberian diplomat in July.
Scotland's 'Young Fathers' Are Mercury Prize Winners
Little-known Scottish hip-hop trio Young Fathers beat the bookies to take home the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for best album with their debut release "Dead". The group itself was ambivalent about the importance of the award and the 20,000 pounds that comes with it.
The turnout in Liberia's parliamentary election has been relatively low, as many people decided to stay away because of concerns over the deadly Ebola disease. The vote had been postponed twice as Liberia struggled to contain the epidemic, which has killed more than 3,000 people in the country.