At least 87 corpses were counted during aerial surveys, all with their tusks hacked off, in a massacre said to be one of the worst recorded in Africa.
For every 18 migrants reaching Italy from North Africa, one drowned — even as unauthorized migration along the route has fallen to its lowest level since 2015.
Bain and Company said it intended to improve the nation’s tax agency, “not to destroy it.” Now, a corruption inquiry is looking at how the agency was left facing crippling tax shortfalls.
New cases are dropping sharply, vaccination is going well and schools are about to open. But it is too soon to declare victory, experts said.
The plans, if approved by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, would also close military outposts in Tunisia, Cameroon, Libya and Kenya.
The attacker tried to speed through a checkpoint but was stopped by security forces, the police said.
The British prime minister’s wooden moves drew ridicule when she joined in with two performances on a trip chasing trade deals.
Minutes after two journalists started following a doctor on her rounds of a newborn ward, a baby stopped breathing.
Some rebel leaders said disputes over power sharing and a new constitution were not sufficiently addressed in the latest version of the agreement.
She managed Johannesburg’s most influential home of art and culture during the darkest days of apartheid and invested heavily in the music she staged there.
Niger has been well paid for drastically reducing the number of African migrants using the country as a conduit to Europe. But the effort has hurt parts of the economy and raised security concerns.
The opposition had said the vote was rigged, but the Constitutional Court rejected that argument, clearing the way for Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in soon.
The tour operator Thomas Cook said the circumstances of the couple’s deaths were unclear, but the Egyptian authorities attributed them to natural causes.
Hermanus is known for its sightings, but the whales don’t always show. Good thing the cliffs are dramatic, the flowers vivid and the penguins friendly.
The appeal to recognize Capt. Michael Perozeni’s acts of valor in the Oct. 4 firefight contrasts with earlier findings that he filed misleading plans for the mission.
President Trump commented on South African plans to seize some land without compensation, coming to the defense of “white farmers” and claiming without evidence that there had been “large scale killings.”
An investigation by the Humane Society showed imports made into pillows, boots and other items have become increasingly popular, at a time when the animal’s global population is dwindling.
The “Nightingale of Timbuktu” spoke out against Islamist oppression and sang out again female genital cutting, reaching audiences far beyond Africa.
Her hunger strikes and demonstrations made her one of the most influential women in the history of the Arab world. Yet few Egyptians today know her name.
Hundreds of bodies were packed tightly in carved out bedrock, marked by pillars, a sign of organized “monumentality” by some of East Africa’s earliest herders.