Malawian officials are taking steps to stop a new wave of mob attacks on people accused of being vampires. Officials say five people were killed in attacks in three separate areas last …Read More
Thirty-one-year-old Junior Dau sits in the parlor of his home in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, gazing at photos of his slain cousin. The cousin was killed as a soldier fighting …Read More
While much of the world is under orders to practice social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus, there are certain places where such distance is impossible.
Overcrowded migrant detention centers, particularly …Read More
Voters in Mali went to the polls Sunday to elect members of the 147-seat National Assembly.
The parliamentary election in the war-torn West African country, which should have taken place after President …Read More
A number of African economies are among the world’s fastest growing in recent years. However, analysts fear COVID-19, which was slow to arrive on the continent, will end that.
The U.N. Economic …Read More
Sudan has seen a small handful of coronavirus cases so far, and only one death. But health authorities are concerned because large numbers of people have either escaped quarantine or are refusing …Read More
Muslims in Cameroon have defied and are protesting government restrictions on prayer attendance at mosques, imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19, which has so far been confirmed in 92 people in …Read More
An Algerian journalist was arrested on Friday, press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said, accusing the country’s government of using the coronavirus crisis to crack down on independent media.
Khaled Drareni, …Read More