On a drive from Boston to Los Angeles, two Millennials plumb the motivations and aspirations of members of their own generation – and find some surprises.
Laurent Gbagbo, the first former president to be tried at the ICC, is facing charges of crimes against humanity for allegedly inciting deadly post-election violence.
Al Shabab launched its deadliest attack on Kenyan troops in Somalia earlier this month. Despite the retreat, Kenya is not planning to withdraw from the country.
The attack over the weekend, which left at least 29 dead, appears to fulfill warnings that Islamist terrorists are moving into previously untouched parts of Africa.
A series of racist comments posted online have angered South Africans and led to calls for legal action. The controversy sparked the viral hashtag, #RacismMustFall.
Mr. Kagame has ruled Rwanda since 2000 and is now legally able to serve as president until 2034. He plans to run for a seven-year term in 2017.
The Islamist militant group has hit the major city of Maiduguri twice in the past two days.
Somalia broadcast the final of the General Da'ud Cup live for the first time – just one sign of the progress the country has been making as it recovers from civil war.
The government has cracked down hard in the wake of violent opposition to the president's controversial third term.
The American member of Al Shabab, Abdilmalik Jones, reportedly told Somali forces that he had switched his allegiance to the Islamic State and feared for his life.
At the height of their campaign, Boko Haram militants targeted schools with deadly force. But with recovery in mind, some Nigerians are answering back, working to ensure that displaced children can still learn.
The gunmen seized 170 hostages in the attack on Friday. Malian soldiers, along with US and French special forces, rescued hostages as they attempted to regain control of the hotel.
The decision follows a resolution passed Thursday by the UN Security Council that condemns the rising violence in the central African nation.
Many Somalis are worried that foreigners are snapping up the best jobs as the country works to recover from civil war. Two-thirds of young people are unemployed.
In a blow to China, the tribunal agreed to hear a case in which the Philippines has challenged China's broad claims over disputed areas of the South China Sea.
India is caught between interests in Africa – including a $1.4 billion deal with Sudan – and its desires for a seat on the UN Security Council.
At least 18 people were killed in the attack in the northeast city of Maiduguri by the Islamist militants, who have been striking farther afield in recent weeks.
A patient has reportedly died at a hospital in southern Nigeria after displaying Ebola-like symptoms. Ten people have been quarantined as authorities investigate the cause of death.
Rwanda's high court ruled Thursday in favor of a drive to change the constitution so that President Paul Kagame can run for a third term. Critics say African leaders are too ready to dismantle checks on their powers.
At least 14 people died in Thursday's attack in Maiduguri. Nigerian authorities say Boko Haram militants are increasingly turning to suicide bombers to strike at civilians.
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