The former U.S. president was in the country to inaugurate a sports and training center founded by his half sister, Auma Obama.
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The Kenyan government said the rhinos, which were transported to a sanctuary southeast of Nairobi, most likely died from drinking water with a high saline level.
Thousands turned out to welcome President Isaias Afwerki, whose trip is the latest step in a surprise diplomatic thaw aimed at ending the countries’ state of war.
Away from the lights of the World Cup, on the African archipelago of Zanzibar, a group of Muslim women are challenging a culture that says only men can play soccer.
The action by the Security Council is its most forceful move to curb the violence that has upended the world’s youngest nation since 2013.
When the American ambassador encouraged Cameroon’s president, in office for 36 years, to think about his “legacy,” an uproar ensued over alleged interference from a foreign power.
After the two countries announced a declaration peace, phone lines that had been shut off for years were reopened.
An offensive this spring was intended to terrorize villagers to such an extent that they would never return to the opposition-controlled villages, United Nations investigators said.
Nigerian officials, declaring victory over Boko Haram, urged residents to return to the town of Bama. But it’s barely habitable, and the militants are hardly defeated.
Embassies will reopen and flights will resume. The countries’ leaders say, “A new era of peace and friendship has been opened.”
Duduzane Zuma accused of taking part in a high-level bribery scandal involving the Guptas, a politically influential family.
The leaders of the once-warring nations are holding a summit meeting in Asmara, Eritrea, to end a near 20-year military standoff.
Mona el-Mazbouh was handed an eight year sentence and a fine a video posted to her Facebook page that some felt insulted Egypt.
Rangers discovered the remains along with a rifle fitted with a silencer, an ax and wire cutters on a private game reserve in South Africa.
The announcement by the Shabab prompted a flurry of mocking memes. Some called Shabab the first eco-friendly terrorist organization.
The development is an early step toward the much more distant goal of resurrecting the northern white rhinoceros, whose last male died this year.
The government officials and businessmen will be charged with manslaughter , prosecutor said.
Photographs of an American woman with the giraffe she shot in South Africa last year have fueled an online debate about big-game trophy hunting.
Badly injured in a car wreck in South Africa, the woman was pronounced dead by an ambulance crew. But she was later found to be alive and moved to a hospital, where she remains in critical condition.
Rick’s Café, opened in 2004 by a former American diplomat, is a homage to the movie “Casablanca,” and a testament to the enduring power of great art to affect destinies in real life.