Spain’s Civil Guard said 600 crossed into Ceuta, adding a pressure on the country’s authorities in dealing with a wave of migration.
The man overseeing an ambitious $4 billion dam project was found dead in Ethiopia’s capital early Thursday. The police said he had been shot in the head.
A graphic video that appears to show soldiers in Cameroon executing two women, a child and a baby for being linked to Boko Haram has drawn outrage from human rights groups.
The outbreak, the first in which a new vaccine was quickly rolled out, was extinguished in less than three months, with 33 deaths.
A Liberian woman recovered after tending her dying brother, but infected her family a year later. Being pregnant may have reignited the virus in her.
A new essay explores the possible real-life examples for the Lorax character and Truffula trees.
At Gorongosa National Park, scarred by civil war, scientists are answering fundamental questions about ecology and evolution, and how wildlife recovers from devastation.
The victims were drivers for a Johannesburg minibus taxi association, the latest casualties in a decades-long battle over taxi routes that has claimed hundreds of lives.
More people than ever are discussing periods in public, including a push for “menstrual equity” and an end to tampon taxes. We explain.
The appointment of Semere Russom, a former envoy to the U.S., to the post in Addis Ababa was another sign of the rapid rapprochement.
The July 30 vote will be the first since the resignation of Robert G. Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s leader since independence.
Affirming a breakthrough peace deal, a plane flew between the two countries’ capitals, carrying politicians, artists, journalists and potential investors.
The former president offered an impassioned defense of international institutions, seeming to take aim at President Trump.
In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, the former president warned of leaders embracing the “politics of fear, resentment and retrenchment.”
The former U.S. president was in the country to inaugurate a sports and training center founded by his half sister, Auma Obama.
The Kenyan government said the rhinos, which were transported to a sanctuary southeast of Nairobi, most likely died from drinking water with a high saline level.
Thousands turned out to welcome President Isaias Afwerki, whose trip is the latest step in a surprise diplomatic thaw aimed at ending the countries’ state of war.
In Zanzibar, soccer, though popular, is limited to boys and men. Try telling that to members of the Jumbi Woman Fighter team.
The action by the Security Council is its most forceful move to curb the violence that has upended the world’s youngest nation since 2013.
When the American ambassador encouraged Cameroon’s president, in office for 36 years, to think about his “legacy,” an uproar ensued over alleged interference from a foreign power.