Reporter Juby Mayet knew apartheid’s toll on South Africa all too well. But she defied the regime with vivid descriptions of black communities.
The Fekat Circus, like Addis Ababa itself, is many things at once: a professional troupe, a community circus school, and daily dose of happiness.
Ousting Omar al-Bashir is only step one of the revolution, Sudan’s protesters say. Their next challenge: avoiding military rule and civil conflict.
Eight years after the Arab Spring, protests have helped topple Algeria’s president, and now Sudan’s Bashir. A struggle over the aftermath remains.
Members of the Italian community take part in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Bensheim, southwest of Frankfurt, Germany, April 19.
Just days before Libya's various factions were scheduled to meet in peace talks, Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar on Thursday ordered forces to march on Tripoli, the capital of the U.N.-backed government. The move sparked fears of another civil war.
Following an Amnesty International report, U.S. Africa Command now says at least two civilians died during a targeted strike against Al Shabab militants. This contradicts previous messaging from the military.
In the week and a half since Cyclone Idai, a GoFundMe has raised more than $80,000 for relief, much of it from Zimbabweans living abroad. The scale presents new opportunities – and challenges – for organizers.
Kenyans farmers are increasingly turning to agroforestry – planting trees to protect crops from the sun and replenish nutrients in the soil. The farmers can also sell mature trees for lumber as another way to earn income off their land.
The flight pattern of Ethiopian Flight 302 on March 10 resembled that of a Lion Air plane that crashed in Indonesia in October – both were Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliners. Current theories are that faulty sensors and software may have contributed to the crashes.
Flood waters in parts of Mozambique began to recede on Friday, but significant humanitarian challenges remain. Though near totally destroyed, the city of Beira has become a center for frantic rescue efforts. The number of deaths could surpass 1,000.
Four days after cyclone Idai slammed into Mozambique, some reports estimate 1,000 people were killed. Floods and cyclones are common occurrences in this southern African country, but this storm knocked out electricity, shut down the airport, and submerged important roads.
Years of conflict have left many people in need of counseling. The country has just two permanent Central African psychologists, but that could change.
President Omar al-Bashir has proved impervious to three months of protests. While the international community stays quiet, Sudanese protesters persist as they chant slogans from the 2011 Arab Spring.
It’s considered a repressive place for women, but in Sudan, women are leading protests, confronting authorities, and demanding freedom – changing perceptions along the way.