The islands’ pioneers likely arrived centuries before European conquest, as part of a large-scale movement of people from North Africa.
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Aid groups are gearing up for what could be a very long recovery period in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Airlines had to pay more for two optional upgrades that could warn pilots about sensor malfunctions. Boeing now plans to make one of the features standard.
Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the flooding victims.
While Ethiopian Airlines was among the first to install the Boeing 737 Max 8 simulator, the captain of Flight 302 had not trained on the simulator.
Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.
Since President Trump relaxed rules on airstrikes in Somalia, a number of civilians have been killed, Amnesty International said.
The manufacturer is so revered in the country, planes are often referred to as “Boeings.” The Max 8 crash may change all that.
Aid agencies said the huge storm that swept across Mozambique and into Malawi and Zimbabwe was the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades.
Dr. Nketia, who had an international presence, documented, analyzed and championed traditional music of the continent until his final days.
A United Nations official said workers had described “water and water for miles and miles,” resembling an inland ocean where homes and towns had stood.
The cyclone has affected more than 1.5 million people, with a death toll now in the dozens but feared to be far higher.
In large shows like Documenta and the Venice Biennale, he put art from around the globe on an equal footing with that of Europe and the United States.
More than 1.5 million people were affected by the storm that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe last week, leading to flash floods.
A high-ranking leader of South Africa’s African National Congress was arrested in the killing of an anticorruption whistle-blower.
After his father’s death, the photographer Mohamed Altoum went on a journey to understand what it means to be Nubian.
Families have no bodies to bury because the 157 victims died in a fiery explosion when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 hurtled to the ground near Addis Ababa.
A deadly storm has affected more than 1.5 million people in the three southern African countries, leaving hundreds missing and stranding tens of thousands.
Returning from a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency chief also worried that vaccine supplies could run out.
When the 737 Max was introduced, Boeing and regulators agreed that pilots who had flown an earlier model didn’t need additional simulator training.
The babies died from hospital-acquired infections, a reflection of deeper issues with Tunisia’s health care system, long considered one of the best in Africa but struggling since the 2011 revolution.
At Senegal’s largest national park, poachers seem to outnumber the wildlife, and a highway runs through the middle. So rangers celebrate even small victories, like hints of a pachyderm’s presence.
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters packed the streets of the capital, rejecting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s offer not to seek a fifth term.
Workers began dismantling dozens of unstable structures on Lagos Island. But many buildings were occupied, and scores of people have been displaced.
This delay is now part of the intense scrutiny over the company’s response to two deadly crashes involving its best-selling 737 Max jet.
Ballots were cast by individuals who were not authorized to vote at the conference, according to interviews and a review of the church’s records.