The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread.
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An American ban on trophies may have contributed to a growing trade in lion skeletons.
The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders.
Hodan Nalayeh, a Somali-Canadian journalist, had a popular online show about Somalia. She was killed in a terrorist attack on a hotel.
Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.
Somali forces ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday morning.
At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said.
The son of Jacob Zuma faced charges for his role in a deadly 2014 collision in which his Porsche 911 crashed into a minibus in Johannesburg.
He emphasized that diaspora meant more than just the American slave trade. It began in prehistoric times, he said, and continues to this day.
A July 2 airstrike in Libya killed more than 50 migrants and refugees at a detention center. Our investigation found that they were being held less than 100 yards from a weapons depot that had been struck two months earlier.
Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home.
The former military commander was convicted over his role in murder, rape and sexual slavery in an ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region.
The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said.
Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia.
As more uses are found for the aromatic resin, the population of trees that produce it is on the brink of collapse.
The agreement promises an end to the standoff that has paralyzed the African country since the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April.
Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya.
Benin has prided itself on its freedoms, but the increasingly autocratic grip of the West African country’s president is threatening that.
The killing of an 18-year-old black man set off demonstrations that have paralyzed main roads and turned violent. Israeli leaders called for calm.
The denial came after a Democratic senator warned that the United States could halt arms sales to the United Arab Emirates if the law was broken.