Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals.
At an awards ceremony, Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege bluntly condemned global inaction over the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
A cardinal held the beatification ceremony for 19 monks, nuns and other Catholics, the first ceremony of its kind in a Muslim nation.
After a five-year overhaul, Belgium’s Africa Museum now acknowledges the injustices of colonialism. But it reopens amid a debate about whether some items should be there at all.
A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.
Diane Rwigara was accused of insurrection and forgery after her unsuccessful effort to unseat President Paul Kagame.
Patrick Ho was charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for activities on behalf of CEFC China in Chad and Uganda.
Doctors Without Borders reported the “dramatic increase” in sexual violence occurred as the women and girls were walking to an aid distribution site in Unity State.
A groundbreaking beauty pageant chose the first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa in Kenya’s capital. People with the hereditary condition have faced discrimination, violence and even murder.
Already used in Western countries, hydroxyurea eased painful episodes in African children with the condition. It also reduced the risk of malaria infection.
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.