Scholars say it is important to hold the powerful legally accountable, but there are likely to be charges — well-founded or not — that prosecutors have political motives.
He also supported reparations for descendants of enslaved Americans and sanctuary for Haitian refugees. But he lived for two decades in self-imposed exile.
The vice president leaned into her heritage during a three-nation trip to Africa to strengthen U.S. relations on the continent.
His release ended more than two and a half years of captivity, during which he was tried on terrorism charges and sentenced to 25 years in prison.
While live bees can be used as a deterrent to keep elephants away from farms, a new technology fills in for cases where a buzz without the sting is preferable.
In a weeklong trip to Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia, the vice president will face a balancing act as she tries to foster a collaborative U.S. relationship.
Paul Rusesabagina, a critic of Rwanda’s president, was tricked into entering the country, then sentenced to 25 years after what his supporters called a show trial.
Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired a Hollywood movie, was kidnapped by the Rwandan government and jailed. In a deal brokered by the U.S. and Qatar, he is to be set free.
As terrorists move south through the Sahel, the Pentagon’s annual Flintlock exercise reinforced the rule of law in a region roiled by coups.
The legislation, which now goes to the president, also calls for life in prison for anyone engaging in gay sex. Policies to stifle gay rights have been on the rise in several African nations.
At least half of the deaths were children under the age of 5, according to the report by health researchers, the United Nations and the Somali government.
Jeffery Woodke, an American aid worker abducted in Niger by militants, was released after more than six years in captivity.
I traveled to Morocco with a group-travel company that promises to build “meaningful friendships” among its youngish clientele.
The U.S. is reprising its playbook in Ukraine, where it has used classified information to expose plans by Russia. Next target: Chad.
The U.N. nuclear watchdog said that 2.5 tons of natural uranium concentrate was unaccounted for, but that the ore itself posed little radiation hazard.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken walked a careful line during a visit to Ethiopia as the Biden administration reassesses relations with the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed.
The record-breaking storm barreled across southeastern Africa into landlocked Malawi, where rescue workers searched for survivors as rain kept falling.
A multibillion-dollar oil drilling and pipeline project is displacing thousands of people in Uganda and Tanzania, and ravaging pristine habitats. Environmentalists are fighting to stop it, but the governments are all in.
A storm that has broken records for its longevity — now 35 days — swept inland from the southeastern coast of Africa and is causing massive flooding and displacement.
A singer and son of a music legend is trying to once again make the Carnival celebration a highlight of the year — and to make it a year-round force for positive change in Angola.