Protesters gathered in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second time in less than a month, demanding elections and an end to Joseph Kabila’s extended presidency.
Even as villagers in land coveted by Grace Mugabe celebrated the end of an era, determining who has title to farms is a critical step in Zimbabwe’s development and democratization.
In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.
The arrests of seven reporters covering economic protests reflect what advocacy groups call increasingly harsh censorship in the vast African country.
Mr. Bennett, 60, was a coffee grower whose farm was seized as part of the land redistribution program of Robert G. Mugabe. He was a formidable leader of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.
Officials said they had dismantled an ivory trafficking network with links to Boko Haram in a region where poaching has decimated the elephant population.
The attack, which also wounded at least 48 people, struck a market in the northern city of Maiduguri that has been hit several times by Boko Haram militants.
The gunmen killed two police officers as they seized the visitors, who are investors setting up solar stations.
Drawing on her experience as a child who felt self-conscious about her dark skin, the actress hopes to help other kids reimagine what is beautiful.
He received acclaim while living in the United States; when he returned to South Africa after the fall of apartheid, he was welcomed as a hero.
Experts fear that the president’s about remarks “shithole countries” could set back United States interests in the world’s fastest-growing continent.
In the video, a girl who claims she is among the kidnapped students from Chibok says she is happy being with the fighters of the extremist group. Her identity was not confirmed.
The stone, the world’s fifth-biggest, is a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and is probably worth tens of millions of dollars.
Senior members of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Unity Party accused her of supporting the opposition candidate George Weah, who is now president-elect.
Officials promised to better the daily lives of Tunisians, but protesters and government opponents voiced skepticism.
Outrage over a photograph of a black child modeling a sweatshirt with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle” led to protests in several cities.
The group offered no explanation for the delay in claiming responsibility for the Oct. 4 attack, which killed four Americans and five Nigeriens.
Nice Leng’ete started a program in Kenya to create new rites of passage to replace female genital cutting, and has saved 50,000 girls from the agonizing and controversial procedure.
Human rights groups have expressed concern over the high number of arrests in a country with a relatively stable democracy.
Across the continent, the president’s latest reported provocation drew a mixture of anger and bemusement.