Gunmen killed dozens of Fulani herders in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.
Security forces were battling five assailants who entered a building housing two ministries in Mogadishu. The militant group Shabab claimed responsibility.
With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield many more bodies.
Researchers are learning about a newly identified species of baleen whales, tracing sightings and sounds to learn that they stay mainly in tropical waters.
As the storm waters began to recede, people who had very little before the storm found that they now have even less.
Aid groups are gearing up for what could be a very long recovery period in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
The islands’ pioneers likely arrived centuries before European conquest, as part of a large-scale movement of people from North Africa.
Airlines had to pay extra for two optional upgrades that could warn pilots about sensor malfunctions. Now the company is making one of them standard.
While Ethiopian Airlines was among the first to install the Boeing 737 Max 8 simulator, the captain of Flight 302 had not trained on the simulator.
Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the victims.
Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.
Aid agencies called the devastation from Cyclone Idai the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades.
Since President Trump relaxed rules on airstrikes in Somalia, a number of civilians have been killed, Amnesty International said.
The manufacturer is so revered in the country, planes are often referred to as “Boeings.” The Max 8 crash may change all that.