The effort shifts American focus on the continent from aid to industry. 

The de facto leader of Sudan's military junta is bringing his bloody career to bear against the country's pro-democracy protesters.

Persistent drought and the brutal tactics of al-Shabab have left 1 in 5 Somalis homeless.


Three people set off explosives in a tea hall filled with fans watching soccer, officials said. 

Some local leaders disagree with the new count.

The cases in Uganda were a 5-year-old Congolese boy who died after crossing the border to seek medical treatment and two family members.

Botswana becomes the first African country to legalize gay sex through its courts.

Are elephants gentle giants that draw tourists or lumbering killers that trample crops? In Botswana, they’re both.

Protesters are promising to continue after security forces launched a vicious crackdown.

The streets of the capital, Khartoum, were filled with paramilitary troops.

The violence marks a potential turning point in the country’s months-long uprising.

A growing breakaway faction emerged in opposition to the practice among Kenyan priests of keeping secret families.

The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere.

Alicia Keys and Naomi Campbell celebrated the opening of a new creative residency in Senegal.

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.

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