A study seeks to restore the elephant bird’s heavyweight title, finding one member of a previously unidentified genus of the birds could have weighed more than 1,700 pounds.
The government moved against José Filomeno dos Santos, son of José Eduardo dos Santos and former head of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund
The president, speaking at the General Assembly, doubled down on his “America First” foreign policy. He did have a few kind words for North Korea.
Leaders from around the world have gathered in New York to deal with a host of nettlesome issues, ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to North Korea to wars in the Middle East.
After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to military camps.
As the country prepares for a presidential election, violence is surging in a battle that has claimed an estimated 400 lives and displaced thousands.
Authorities keep arresting people said to be bosses of wildlife trafficking, but that isn’t making a dent in the problem.
Divers rescued the man from a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria Saturday, two days after the MV Nyerere vessel overturned, killing at least 209 people.
Conflicts between farmers and herdsmen vying for land, which mirror the 20th Century range wars in the American West, are turning more violent.
“She Would Be King” reframes the country’s history in magical terms.
The precise number of those aboard the vessel when it capsized in Lake Victoria just a few meters from the dock was hard to establish.
Bags of newly minted currency that was printed abroad are nowhere to be found in the West African country.
A senior local official said that 42 people had been confirmed dead, but the death toll could rise.
Researchers are examining the genetic data in seized elephant ivory to trace it back to the animals’ homelands and connect it to global trafficking crimes.
She helped alter standard institutional presentations of African art by acknowledging its spiritually, socially and physically interactive character.
Mr. Bemba, who was acquitted of war crimes in June, must pay €300,000 and has been barred from running in the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Even for a region where the rainy season often brings deadly flooding, the toll is high, with a growing population and runaway development worsening the problem.
Abiy Ahmed says he wants to wants to bring democracy to his country. He faces detractors from inside and outside his government.
Despite modest tourism numbers, Akagera National Park is a success story in the making, particularly considering that, like its host country, it survived catastrophe.
I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly on the wall. Before I knew it, I was trying to help.