The long-delayed vote to replace Congo’s leader of 18 years, Joseph Kabila, was marred by torrential rains, lost voter rolls and malfunctioning machines.
Security forces raided sites in North Sinai and Giza, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday, a day after a bomb killed three Vietnamese tourists and their Egyptian guide.
Mr. Shagari sought to revive democratic rule, but military officers deposed him during a 1983 economic crisis caused by plummeting oil prices.
Led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudis have used their oil wealth to outsource the war, primarily by hiring desperate survivors of Sudan’s conflict.
Delays of long-anticipated elections to replace President Joseph Kabila are adding to insecurity in a region plagued by an Ebola outbreak and militia violence.
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As deadly conflicts shadow health workers, a New York Times reporter and the remote villagers they try to reach, new treatments fail to get to those who need them.
The police used tear gas and fired in the air to try to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Omar Hassan al-Bashir, Sudan’s president of 29 years, to step down.
President Omar al-Bashir’s government is facing a crisis of legitimacy, analysts say, with inflation that leaves some Sudanese spending 40 percent of their incomes just on bread.
The discovery was part of a U.S.-led effort to spot dangerous pathogens in animals before humans are endangered.
South Africa’s corruption scandals have upended the country’s view of their governing party, the African National Congress, threatening decades of power.
An Indian family rose to the heights of power and fortune in South Africa with the help of eager officials in the legendary party of Nelson Mandela.
The Shabab, an Islamist group linked to Al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for both blasts on Saturday in Mogadishu.
Nine more people have been detained in connection with the killings of Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, of Denmark.
The demonstrations over rising prices and a nationwide cash shortage are the largest in Sudan in five years.
Musa Manzini, a jazz bassist, was awake and playing slowly as surgeons performed an “awake craniotomy,” which allowed them to remove a brain tumor without causing damage.
The agency called on the police to investigate the killings of three politicians who accused rivals of diverting money from a renovation project.
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The bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, of Denmark and Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway were found by other tourists in an isolated area of the High Atlas Mountains.
A former red-light district in Rwanda’s capital has become red hot, buzzing with trendy bars, artsy boutiques, bakeries and clubs.