A generation after apartheid, the Stellenbosch region is gripped by a struggle that pits white citizens who still control much of the economy against their black neighbors.
Only the United States, with six times the population, has more gated communities.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s “House of Stone” uses a young man’s search for his personal ancestry as a way of unearthing hidden aspects of his country’s violent past.
The anti-government demonstrations were the largest yet, as ruling party members, business leaders and even the army indicated support for change.
For all the progress women have made, they are still a long way from true equality.
Fourteen people in Denmark are facing prosecution for sharing a graphic video that depicts the killing of a young woman who had been visiting Morocco with a friend.
The head of Doctors Without Borders said outside groups, including hers, had alienated Congo residents, prompting communities to spurn treatment and even attack medical centers.
A fundamental problem — tension between regional offices and the headquarters in Geneva — cannot be fixed by fiat. Still, staffers are set to move around the globe.
The men, who were convicted of throwing a 15-year-old boy off a moving truck, received sentences of 18 and 23 years. A judge called their actions “appalling.”
Every evening, thousands of runners, wrestlers, soccer players and fitness fanatics exercise on the beaches and streets of Senegal’s capital. With every breath, they inhale increasingly dangerous air.
Many Canadians see the case of Meng Wanzhou, who can travel relatively freely with a GPS tracker, as an example of foreign money’s influence in Vancouver.
A spokesman said that the ailing president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, would call new elections — after he had secured a fifth term in voting set for April.
The Kenyan police said the crash occurred on Sunday evening in a national park near the border with Ethiopia. The victims’ names were not released.
A local council spokesman said the blast on Friday caused a massive oil spill in the Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa State.
The involvement of American Marines in the North African country where the Arab Spring began is deeper than either country has acknowledged.
A fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 81, has enraged Algerians, especially a younger generation frustrated by his tenure and with little memory of the country’s turmoils in the 1990s.
The Dutch prosecutor’s office told Shell it was preparing criminal charges against the company over a $1.3 billion oil agreement in Nigeria in 2011.
Hundreds of American commandos and other troops are leaving West Africa even as terrorist attacks intensify and spread across the continent.
Somali soldiers fought fighters from the Islamist group who were holed up next to a hotel hit by a suicide bombing the night before. The death toll stood at 29 on Friday.
Assailants struck two treatment centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, destroying one. Doctors Without Borders warned that the outbreak was not under control.