Nearly a week after Fatou Jallow, a Gambian beauty queen, went public with allegations of rape, the party of former president Yahya Jammeh defended him as a “pious leader.”
New data leave little doubt that the illegal ivory trade has reached the country, scientists say.
Despite an internet ban and threats of violence, protesters massed in a quest for civilian rule, regaining momentum after scores of deaths.
Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans.
Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants disembarked.
The powerful American missiles had fallen into the hands of rebels fighting a U.S.-backed government. The U.S. appears to have sold the missiles to the U.A.E.
Paintings by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Marlene Dumas bring in double their estimates, as do others at Christie’s and Sotheby’s.
Twin bombings in the capital, Tunis, hit a security patrol and a police station, injuring other several police officers and passers-by, officials said.
The justice minister called a former beauty queen “brave” after she disclosed rape accusations against former President Yahya Jammeh.
Prague. Hong Kong. Algeria. Citizens find more to object to just as they feel increasingly entitled to object.
Victims of the ex-President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, are coming forward to describe abuses during his brutal, 22-year regime. Will he face justice?
Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amhara.
Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state.
As scavengers, vultures can help rangers locate poachers by their presence in the air over freshly killed animals, such as elephants.
“We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year.
Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak.
Plant breeders are fast-tracking genetic improvements in food crops to keep pace with global warming and a growing human population.
Three attackers detonated their explosives outside a hall in a town in the country’s northeast where soccer fans were watching a game on television.
As officials led President Omar Hassan al-Bashir from prison to face corruption charges, his former protégé was busy consolidating power.