In Nigeria’s largest city, boundary-breaking style pushes up against tradition and social conservatism.
In “Congo Tales,” a new book about the second-largest tropical forest in the world, the story of a people and their home comes alive.
The bizarre organisms of the Ediacaran Period have long puzzled researchers. Fossil discoveries suggest these ecosystems may have been more complicated than once thought.
Government officials from Senegal and the Ivory Coast ask for African treasures to be returned.
In 1998, tens of thousands of Eritreans were kicked out of Ethiopia and forced to start over in a country they barely recognized. She was one of them.
The South Sudanese Australian National Basketball Association said it was forced to cancel a tournament after being unfairly linked to stories of gang violence.
A vaccine and new treatments are on hand, but the outbreak is in an area rife with unpredictable gunfire, bandits and suspicion of outsiders.
President Emmanuel Macron of France announced that 26 objects looted by French colonial forces would be returned to their country of origin.
Born in India and later a resident of Africa, Europe and the United States, she explored themes of feminism, post-colonialism and the search for identity.
The Times would like to better understand how missionaries are reacting to the death of an American missionary, John Allen Chau.
People around the world are commemorating the U.N.-designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
The party boat carrying more than 90 people capsized near Kampala overnight, and the death toll is expected to rise, officials said.
About 50 gunmen seized the girls in a village about six miles from the town center, a local mayor said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Sierra Leone canceled a $300 million airport loan. Then its president changed his tone. Across the continent, Beijing’s money often proves irresistible.
Evolution did not draw a straight line from early hominins to modern humans. At one point, we shared the planet with a number of near-relatives.
Mountain gorillas are faring better. So what’s wrong with a little optimism?
Alfred Yekatom, a commander in a Central African Republic militia, is wanted on suspicion of war crimes, including murder, deportation and torture of Muslims.
In “The Desert and the Sea,” Michael Scott Moore recounts his ordeal being held captive by Somali pirates for more than two years.
Twelve Congolese soldiers were also killed in a joint military operation against rebels in Congo’s northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, according to the Security Council.
Her research with her husband, Robert Seyfarth, found that baboons and vervet monkeys had more complex social relationships than previously thought.