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.
Macky Sall took credit for a series of infrastructure projects, but critics said realistic challengers had been imprisoned or otherwise left ineligible.
When four soldiers were killed in Niger in 2017, the mission’s failures reminded me of an attack that hit my own unit. Both disasters could have been prevented.
Ms. Masuka was also a prolific songwriter, and many of her songs squarely addressed the racist policies of her country’s government.
President Muhammadu Buhari was poised to win a second term despite falling short on promises to recharge the economy and defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term despite falling short on promises to recharge the economy and defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
In Nigeria and around the world, Ms. Silva worked to bring wide recognition to African artists and to nurture their careers.
Kader Attia critiques Western museums’ approach to African heritage, including their tendency to undervalue, misread and misrepresent its treasures.
At least 39 people were said to have been killed and rumors swirled of malpractice in the voting, as President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term.
After multiple delays, federal elections go ahead. President Muhammadu Buhari, who has promised a crackdown on corruption, is seeking a second term.
As voters go to the polls on Sunday, critics say Macky Sall has consolidated control of the country and used undemocratic tactics to elbow opponents aside.
Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who has ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989, acknowledged the economic hardship that first triggered protests in December, but said the movement had been hijacked.
If you spend time around horses or flies, you might want to invest in some zebra print.
Despite a peace agreement, war crimes continue, including mass rape and forcible displacement of thousands of people, a rights commission reported.
Hisham Barakat died in a bombing, the first senior official killed in the country in a quarter-century. Rights groups said confessions were obtained after torture.