DAKAR, SENEGAL - Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa's sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people. …Read More
WASHINGTON The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the USChina trade war undercuts business confidence and investment, the IMF said Tuesday.
It warned that …Read More
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.
Supporters sang and …Read More
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - International Criminal Court judges on Monday ordered an alleged jihadi leader from Mali to stand trial on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges.
A pretrial chamber issued …Read More
BAMENDA, CAMEROON - Thousands of people affected by the separatist war that has killed at least 2,000 people in Cameroon's English-speaking regions have been on the streets calling on the government to …Read More
This interview originated in VOA's Horn of Africa service. VOA Africa Division's Thierry Kaore, Andrea Tadic and Salem Solomon contributed to the story.
Editor's note: Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde gave an interview …Read More
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Runner William Yach Majok carries a nation's pride on his shoulders as he prepares for the World Athletics Championships, which begin Friday in Doha, Qatar.
The middle-distance runner will …Read More
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, began their first official tour as a family Monday with their infant son, Archie, in South Africa, …Read More