Genes in some living West Africans shed light on human genetic diversity, which has been difficult to find in the continent’s fossil record.
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His choral group acquired an international following and won Grammys after collaborating with Paul Simon on the album “Graceland.”
The International Criminal Court had long sought the arrest of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s long-serving ruler. A member of the country’s governing council suggested he might be extradited.
Daniel arap Moi, Kenya’s second and longest-serving president, will be buried on Wednesday.
Mr. Shabalala’s choral group acquired an international following after collaborating with Paul Simon, who produced the group’s first album.
Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno region set ablaze several trucks carrying passengers on Sunday night, eyewitnesses and residents told Reuters.
An investigation into the Confederation of African Football uncovered information suggesting that tens of millions of dollars had been misappropriated.
There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa yet, but with steady traffic to and from China, experts worry that the epidemic could overrun already-strained health systems.
He oversaw an island of political stability in Africa for decades. But it was a democracy in name only, as the economy stagnated and corruption flourished.
The ruling came after the former president failed to appear to face charges in a corruption case that he has sought to avoid for months, most recently by asserting that he is ill.
Under Mr. Moi, the country was an island of political stability in Africa. But it was a democracy in name only, as the economy stagnated and corruption flourished.
Peter Mutharika, the current President, had been declared the winner, but some voter sheets had sections blotted out or were altered with correction fluid.
His exploits included fighting in wars in Africa, rescuing hostages, searching for a lost city and staging a farcical aborted coup.