The southern African country is home to the world's largest population of elephants.

The jubilation that grew from the ouster of strongman Omar Hassan al-Bashir has given way to frustration.

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The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against health workers.

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Some observers think he's overpromised.

Islamist extremist violence in the West African country has quadrupled over the past two years.

Two French soldiers died in the operation in Burkina Faso, which is increasingly beset by terrorism.

The number of young South Africans registered to vote is the lowest in decades.

Ramaphosa is widely expected to remain president after Wednesday’s vote.

Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. 

More than a dozen interviews reveal a military culture that punishes suffering troops.

Women are helping drive Sudan’s protest movement, and they want decision-making power.

Two freed protesters join others calling for civilian rule while recounting a system of torture and abuse.

Critics of the country’s media say a newly polarized press is making things worse.

Military leaders from Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s regime now seem locked in rival bids to exert power.

The second change in power in two days follows four months of street protests that ended Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s 30-year reign.

The president’s removal comes after the biggest peaceful demonstrations in a generation in the country.

Gen. Khalifa Hifter’s Western and Arab allies have not condemned his offensive, weakening international pressure to halt his military attack on Tripoli.

A ransom was paid by a tour operator. The kidnappers’ identities are unknown. 

The Tutsi ethnic group was the main target of the Hutu extremists who carried out the genocide, but members of a smaller group, the Twa, were killed in greater proportion. 

Boeing faces renewed international scrutiny as sequence of failures with the jet — technological and human — remain under investigation.

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