When Vanessa Nakate, 24, was cropped out of a wire photo featuring her and four white activists, it drew attention that she now uses to expand her work in Uganda and beyond.
The Somali leader dropped his divisive bid to extend his term, and the country also moved to mend fences with its neighbor Kenya, restoring diplomatic relations.
These tinkerers make the most of castoff materials to build an array of wild and impressive cars.
The number of people requiring emergency food aid hit a five-year high in 2020 — at least 155 million — while the risk of maternal and newborn deaths surged.
A child laid to rest in 78,000 years ago, yields clues to early human burials in East Africa.
The company said its vaccine generated $3.5 billion in revenue in the first three months of this year.
The artist’s tapestries capture moments of her domestic life. They begin at her kitchen table.
In the wake of wars, natural disasters and insurgencies, Mozambique is experiencing an environmental renaissance. One of the results is a new and stunningly beautiful national park.
With the United States preparing to withdraw forces from Afghanistan, a Times reporter who has covered the naval base in Cuba reflects on those original prisoners.
His bid to stay in office an extra two years, without elections, has led to gunfights in the capital and fears that Somalia is backsliding into a disastrous conflict.
The government, regional legislators and major museums said they would make “substantial” returns of the famous West African artifacts starting next year.
Astronomers reconstructed a space rock’s path before it exploded over southern Africa in 2018 and sprinkled the Kalahari with meteorites.
She was born into the aristrocacy but became an activist for commoners while depicting social injustices in her paintings.
A narrow, old bridge that connects two economically vital areas of Nigeria is a chokepoint stifling progress in Africa’s most populous nation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is testifying about graft during his predecessor’s tenure, in what analysts have characterized as a battle for the soul of the governing African National Congress.
The journalists were filming a documentary about anti-poaching patrol in the Western African nation when their patrol was ambushed.
Tensions had been rising since the president, a former American citizen, failed to hold scheduled elections, then extended his term in office by two years.
India’s dire Covid crisis is having global ripple effects, especially in Africa, which has 17 percent of the world’s people but is far behind in vaccinations.