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.
George Weah, a former soccer superstar, is running for re-election amid doubts over his ability to tackle rampant corruption and fears of post-election violence.
As his newest sculptures fill Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, the Ghanaian artist is returning to his roots and thinking about his legacy.
But food supplies will remain suspended for tens of millions of Ethiopians until the government takes steps to root out corruption.
In a new documentary, a filmmaker turns his lens on his grandparents during a pivotal moment in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
When confronted with recordings of human voices, 19 species fled instantly, while they were less frightened by lion sounds and other potentially threatening recordings.
The police denied that they had arrested Bobi Wine, a challenger to Uganda’s autocratic president, saying they “escorted” him from an airport to his home.
Police officers from Kenya are being dispatched to bring order to gang-ravaged Haiti, but in their own home country, they have been accused of brutality.
Jackie Jesko spoke about the subject of her HBO docu-series, a Christian missionary accused of playing doctor with the lives of Ugandan children.
Soccer’s biggest championship will celebrate its centenary by placing games in South America, Europe and Africa, with most of the games in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
Jocelyn Bioh’s Broadway playwriting debut, set in a Harlem hair braiding shop, is a hot and hilarious workplace sitcom.
Six people, all 35 or younger, talk about what they are doing to shake up politics on the continent, and what inspired them to step up.
Despite its problems, the continent is showing positive signs for democracy. Will that lead to a new future for its 1.2 billion citizens?
Russia has quietly been distributing its own flags throughout West Africa, where they are now considered “so cool.”
The new chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee could force the Biden administration to reverse its decision to send Egypt $235 million in military assistance.
From a remote air base in Chad, the Emirates is giving arms and medical treatment to fighters on one side in Sudan’s spiraling war, officials say.
Climate change and the rapid evolution of the insect have helped drive up malaria deaths and brought dengue and other mosquito-borne viruses to places that never had to worry about them.