The vessel carried about 100 people and had left from a Libyan port city.
U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”
Dismayed that victims of the incessant violence in Somalia’s capital were being rolled to hospitals on wooden carts and in wheelbarrows, a dentist decided to do something about it.
When his baby boy was diagnosed with the illness, he made it his mission to combat it. He later took his expertise back to his native Ghana.
The president also signed off on targeting about a dozen Shabab leaders in the war-torn country, from which Donald J. Trump largely withdrew in his final weeks in office.
The militants of Al Shabab collect taxes, decide court cases and control the streets. Somalis ask, will a new government even matter?
Climate change sharply increased the chances of catastrophic rains in the country’s east, a team of researchers has found.
New reported cases in South Africa have increased 80 percent, from the average two weeks ago, and deaths have increased 44 percent.
Aspen Pharmacare, in South Africa, was licensed to produce the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. It was hailed as an answer to Africa’s struggle to get access to vaccines.
The antiviral pills, plentiful in the United States, are scarce overseas. Health groups and the White House want to expand access but face obstacles that evoke the H.I.V. epidemic.
The militants ambushed troops guarding a water-pumping facility, before fleeing to the desert in Northern Sinai.
The city of Saint-Louis was shaped by Louis Faidherbe, a French governor who also led brutal military campaigns in West Africa. What to do with his legacy has divided Senegal.
Elon Musk grew up in elite, nearly all white enclaves littered with anti-Black government propaganda and sheltered from the atrocities of apartheid.
The spread of two newly discovered subvariants has doctors watching closely.
“We come here to forget it all,” one young musician said during the daily end of the fast. “The heat, the electricity cuts, the protests. Here, at least, we can sing.”
The assault by hundreds of Janjaweed fighters, the latest in a series of clashes, was another sign of Sudan's deepening security and political crisis.
A new judicial inquiry found that corruption at South Africa’s tax agency was because of “collusion” between Bain & Company and South Africa’s former president.
Mr. Kibaki came to power promising to root out corruption and improve government transparency. But his tenure was blighted by widespread graft and a violent upheaval after the 2007 election.