The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common.
A civil case traced the man’s journey from an army commander in Somalia to a driver in Virginia for the ride-hailing services.
Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole.
The festival’s artistic director says his mission is to balance contemporary and tradition with a certain kind of artistic momentum.
Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash.
United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base.
David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post.
An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials.
A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance.
The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017.
The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as he was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017.
Get ready for late nights, baobab smoothies and cotton-candy sunsets in this sunny, surf-loving city on the coast of Senegal.