The military operation in restive northern Sinai is choking off supplies of essentials to the area, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
The Russian-built Ilyushin plane went down 20 miles south of the capital of Algiers.
The decriminalization of gay sex in Kenya would be a landmark in African history.
The choice of Abiy Ahmed, a member of the Oromo ethnic group, could calm the nation’s persistent protests.
The ruling militants run customs, charge taxes, impose fines and operate their own gendarmes.
Indictment is tied to a $2.5 billion arms deal from the 1990s.
The secretary of state began his five-nation tour of Africa under the pall of President Trump’s apparent disdain for the continent.
The secretary of state’s visit has been interpreted as an attempt to make amends.
Turmoil in Ethiopia couldn’t come at a worse time for East Africa.
Mired in corruption scandals, Jacob Zuma was forced to resign leaving the ANC reputation in tatters.
The resignation came after hundreds of political prisoners were released, sparking massive celebrations.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Zuma as ANC leader in December, becomes country’s acting leader.
South Africans now wait to see if Zuma will resign or if further measures will be required.
Miguna Miguna helped organize Raila Odinga’s swearing in as the “people’s president.”
As nations prepare for the next Games, these athletes face many of the same hardships they faced before.