But the first lady’s solo trip across the continent was still shadowed by President Trump’s offensive remarks on Africans and the White House push to cut development aid.
The government and aid agencies have had to suspend operations because of an attack.
The win for the producer of "Rafiki" may foreshadow a broader victory for LGBT rights in Kenya: the decriminalization of gay sex.
A policy decision by President Trump may make it difficult for some women in poor countries like Madagascar to access family-planning services.
The new outbreak is centered along the border of North Kivu and Ituri provinces, the epicenters of Congo’s decades-long armed conflict.
Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly avoided a runoff with 50.8% of the vote.
At least six people were killed Wednesday when the military opened fire on rioting opposition supporters.
A delay in the results of the presidential election triggered opposition protests.
Out of an abundance of caution, health officials will wait three more weeks before a final declaration.