The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption.
The autocrat who inspired the Arab Spring revolts of 2011, he died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused Tunisian requests to extradite him.
Many children were thought to be among the victims of the blaze, which destroyed a dormitory and another building east of Monrovia.
An estimated one in four people who migrate in search of opportunity return to their country of birth, by choice or otherwise. For many, it’s a rocky transition.
After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military.
The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair.
Williams was the only nonwhite on the Springboks when it won the 1995 World Cup and was embraced by Nelson Mandela in a message of reconciliation.
During her girlhood, Tarzan was her role model. When she realized how chimpanzee habitats were being destroyed, she turned into a crusader. At 85, she’s still preaching.
His doctrine of the world-system, an influential theory in the field, went beyond tribes, nations and ethnic groups.
By comparing fossils and CT scans, researchers say they have reconstructed the skull of the last common forebear of modern humans.
Horse-drawn carts are a staple means of transportation in Dakar, the booming capital of Senegal. But this traditional means of getting around is under increasing threat from motorized rickshaws.
The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies.
The “Freshwater” novelist forays into Y.A. and attempts to find balance amid multiple book and TV projects.
The European Union is preparing to pay Rwanda to host migrants evacuated from Libya, extending an outsourcing policy that is already under criticism.
Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving.
The distant descendant of reggae is the dominant sound of the streets and tells a story about the African country since the fall of longtime despot, Robert Mugabe.
Robert Mugabe transformed from a hero of Africa’s liberation — and a self-proclaimed champion of universal suffrage — into a tyrant. Our writer was there at the start.
After the recent death of Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler, we look back at how a former correspondent covered the country’s independence.
As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted.
After rioters in Johannesburg targeted immigrants from other African countries, South Africa has been hit with boycotts and cancellations of soccer games and concerts.