In an executive order, President Biden targeted all sides of the widening conflict in Africa’s second most populous country, demanding an end to fighting and safe passage for aid.
The arrest of Jacob Zuma set off days of violent unrest and exposed deep rifts in his party, the African National Congress. But some hailed it as a victory for democracy.
With France’s killing of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui, experts say the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara has suffered a big loss, but caution against declaring victory.
Only 2 percent of doses administered globally so far have been given in Africa, where one-sixth of the world’s people live, according to the W.H.O.
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui’s group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed four U.S. soldiers in Niger. President Emmanuel Macron also blamed the group for killing French charity workers.
Twenty years after the attacks, the United States is still grappling with the consequences of brutal interrogations carried out in the name of national security.
American military officials have denounced the ouster of a president in West Africa, and said they had no warning of what their students were planning.
The World Health Organization asked wealthy countries to hold off on administering booster shots for healthy patients until at least the end of the year as a way of enabling every country to vaccinate at least 40 percent of their populations.
The moderate Justice and Development Party may have lost control of Parliament, according to early results, in the latest defeat for Islamists in the region.
The leader of the political opposition called the move by the country’s correctional department “entirely unlawful.”
Heavy gunfire was heard in Conakry, the West African country’s capital, on Sunday, and then a colonel announced on state television that he’d suspended the Constitution.
As rioting and looting swept the country this summer, Indians in the suburb of Phoenix set up roadblocks to police their streets. Dozens of Black people passing through wound up dead.
Toxic metals from Angola’s largest diamond mine spilled into the Kasai River in July, sickening thousands and causing an “environmental catastrophe,” researchers said.
Nania beat the odds to survive separation from her forest elephant family in Burkina Faso. Her caretakers hope DNA testing may help return her to the wild with her family.
“I need to help my women to stand,” says Martha Agbani, who helped a group of women from the Niger Delta build a flourishing mangrove nursery.
“Viruses must move fast, but data can move even faster,” the W.H.O.’s director said in inaugurating the new international project.
The top American aid official in Ethiopia accused forces from Tigray of taking food supplies as Ethiopia’s ruinous civil war spills into new areas and a famine threatens.
But the Biden administration is close to finishing a new playbook for counterterrorism strikes outside conventional war zones.
As a law professor, Kais Saied preached strict adherence to the Constitution. As Tunisia’s president, he has bent it to his will. Will he save Tunisia’s democracy or destroy it?