Worshipers were gathered for a revival meeting in the Liberian capital, when word of armed gang members robbing people set off deadly panic.
Worshipers were gathered for a “crusade” in the Liberian capital, when word of armed gang members robbing people set off deadly panic.
The number of dead is not yet known, but the blast flattened structures in a small town and left a large crater.
Dressed head to toe in plastic, Modou Fall is a familiar sight in Dakar. But however playful his costume, his goal couldn’t be more serious: ridding the capital of the scourge of plastic bags.
Seven people died after being shot at demonstrations in the northeast African country, a doctors’ group said, bringing the civilian death toll since the military seized back power to 71.
The stretch of coastline in southwest Africa is a strange and beautiful reminder that, in the end, we are powerless against nature and time.
Mr. Keita was elected in 2013 with a mandate to stem the country’s many crises. But during his tenure, they escalated.
Pitso Mosimane enjoyed a better 2021 than almost any coach in world soccer. Just don’t expect FIFA, or soccer, to notice.
The trial of Jeffrey Moyo, accused of having fabricated accreditation cards for two New York Times journalists, will resume next month.
The social media site had been blocked after it deleted a post from President Muhammadu Buhari about secessionist groups that was widely seen as threatening.
A former Africa correspondent, who covered the height of the AIDS epidemic there 15 years ago, finds lessons in the remarkable progress against that virus for our current fight.
Cameroon’s 25-year-old goalkeeper has already had his career interrupted twice by bans. Now he’s back, and eager to move on.
The explosion, one of a string of recent attacks, comes as the country grapples with a political standoff and a growing humanitarian crisis.
The reporter, Jeffrey Moyo, has been accused of helping two Times journalists enter Zimbabwe from South Africa using bogus credentials, a charge that even the government admits is on ‘shaky ground.’
The attack came days after over 50 people were killed in a strike on a refugee camp, highlighting the growing role of armed drones in a destructive war.
If the man is found fit to stand trial, he will faces charges that now include terrorism. His lawyers said he would protest with a hunger strike.
Many countries have closed classrooms on and off, but Uganda had kept more than 10 million students at home since March 2020. Critics say it took a heavy toll.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared the amnesty on Orthodox Christmas and offered to start a dialogue with some opponents after 14 months of war.
Holdings from Ancient Egypt and sub-Saharan Africa come together in a masterpiece show. Now the Met should make clear how the wondrous works got here.