Rokhaya Diagne, a 25-year-old A.I. entrepreneur in Senegal, is part of a subset of Africa’s enormous youth population that is confident technology can solve the continent’s biggest problems.
South Africans are savoring a second consecutive World Cup victory, producing a racial unity that even Hollywood couldn’t make up and an escape from the country’s troubles.
Nearly 300 athletes from Kenya have been punished for using banned substances since 2015, tarnishing the country’s image as a running powerhouse.
Older Kenyans who lived through the British colonial period want an apology and reparations. Younger Kenyans want an acknowledgment of more recent alleged abuses by British companies and troops.
More candid than his mother, he is likely to acknowledge the monarchy’s brutal colonial history but avoid inviting calls for reparations.
Several cars caught fire after a passenger bus and several vehicles collided on a main road north of Cairo, injuring more than 60 other people, state media reported.
Desde su casa en Los Ángeles, un hombre ha intentado ayudar a su abuela y a otros familiares a sobrevivir a los bombardeos israelíes. Los recuerdos del desplazamiento persisten.
A pivotal conversation led him on a quest to understand African history and create a one-of-a-kind village for practitioners of the Yoruba religion.
With an estimated 19 million children out of school for months because of war, Sudan is on the verge of becoming “the worst education crisis in the world,” U.N. officials say.
From his Los Angeles home, Mohammed Abujayyab has sought to help his grandmother and other relatives survive the Israeli bombardment. Memories of displacement are never far.
The Senegalese singer-songwriter known as the “voice of Wakanda” from the “Black Panther” films recommends sites to see in the place where he found his own voice.
Mohamed Bazoum, who was toppled in a coup, has been under house arrest with his family for nearly three months while leaders in Africa, the United States and Europe have pushed for his release.
The king has previously apologized for his family’s role in slavery, but some South Africans seek a direct apology and reparations from the Netherlands.
George Weah, a former soccer star who has been president since 2018, ran neck and neck with his main opponent in a rematch of the West African country’s last such contest.
The authorities are investigating numerous cases of unqualified people acting as lawyers. Some leaders in the country have voiced support for those caught in the act.
The earthquake that struck Morocco on Sept. 8 killed about 3,000 people, and disrupted food supplies for thousands in regions long subject to the vagaries of fickle seasons.
The charges against Senator Robert Menendez and his wife highlight how Egypt’s powerful intelligence agency wields influence.
Gazans are blocked from fleeing through Egypt, which has kept tight control of its border. An Israeli invasion of Gaza could test President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s approach.
An esteemed pediatrician, he overcame apartheid’s barriers to help make his country a global leader in H.I.V. care and research.
The Biden administration had sidestepped the label for months because the word “coup” has major policy implications.