More than 120 militia groups are wreaking terror in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which now accuses neighboring Rwanda of backing one particularly violent group.
Two of the renowned artifacts were given back to Nigeria on Friday, and Germany intends to give the African country ownership of some 1,100 more.
What do infectious diseases, T-cells, tomatoes, heart failure, sickle cell anemia and sorghum harvests have in common?
Initial reports suggested that there had been a stampede inside the club, in the coastal city of East London.
The deaths occurred during an attempted mass crossing by 2,000 people over border fences into Melilla. Several human rights groups have called for an investigation.
This year’s summit for the group of nations came as they grappled with the place of the monarchy, and as many were forging connections with powers like China and Russia.
A summit of the organization that was born out of the embers of the British Empire is being held for the first time in the African country, but discussion of the host’s alleged abuses is conspicuously missing.
The final portion of a three-year investigation reported graft on a massive scale under former President Jacob Zuma, but also found the current president’s actions wanting.
Namibian investigators tracing money transfers by men suspected of stealing wads of cash from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa say their cross-border calls for help went unanswered.
Several villages near the town of Bankass were attacked over the weekend by jihadists, officials said.
The massacre in Oromia, the nation’s largest region, came as the country grappled with a grueling civil war and the worst drought in decades.
A photographer spent a few weeks helping run a horseback riding program on the white-sand beaches of Benguerra Island. Here’s what she saw.
Three sisters braved lions, crocodiles, poachers, raging rivers and other dangers on a 1,300-mile transnational effort to forge a new dynasty.
The killings were the latest to roil the Horn of Africa nation, which is reeling from a civil war that began almost two years ago.
Locals blamed a rebel group for strife against Amhara people in Oromia, but the militants said the military and a local militia were responsible.
The incident comes as tensions between the two countries have escalated in recent weeks, threatening to destabilize an already volatile, mineral-rich region.
Encouraging news about Covid-19 vaccination rates among health workers and the elderly is tempered by warnings about the spread of monkeypox.
“The Sex Lives of African Women” explores women’s experiences, in their own words, helping foster “a sexual revolution that’s happening across our continent.”
Four artists created stories of resilience from the traumatic histories of ancestors, on view at the Ford Foundation Gallery.