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Bunny chow may sound like it’s for rabbits – or made of them – but neither is true. It’s an iconic South African meal, and an edible history lesson.
The Botswana High Court overturned a colonial-era law against homosexuality Tuesday. LGBTQ activists hope it will set a precedent for the region.
Teff grain is a staple in Ethiopia, used in the spongy injera bread now enjoyed around the world. But its global rise comes with challenges.
The death toll has reportedly reached 108, with hundreds more wounded, in a state crackdown against pro-democracy protests. Sudanese demonstrators say their campaign will not end until a transitional civilian authority is in place.
Schools in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have been frequent targets in a separatist conflict. Nearly 1 million kids – like Bless – are out of school.
Sit-ins during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Sudan ended in a violent crackdown by the military Monday. After removing Omar al-Bashir from power in April, pro-democracy protesters have pushed for three years of civilian-led authority before the next elections.
For many Africans who have migrated to Morocco and met resistance, the arts have emerged as a way of finding common ground with locals.
South Africa's president announced 50 percent of his new cabinet would be women. Since the 1990s, sub-Saharan Africa has led pushing women's rights.
Mandarin Chinese is the world’s most widely spoken language, and South Africa’s government wants more students to speak it. Not everyone agrees.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed Ms. Ashenafi the Supreme Court’s first female chief, one of many women named to Ethiopia’s top positions.
During the HIV/AIDS crisis, many Zimbabwean families have taken in orphaned relatives. But a cultural taboo against adopting strangers persists.
Disappointed with the pace of change, most young voters skipped an election that will give South Africa its next president.
The discovery of gold and diamonds transformed South Africa’s trajectory. Today the industry is in decline, and voters are hungry for solutions.
Western museums have wrestled for decades with whether to return objects taken from Africa. A new report and controversial plan are adding urgency.
Ten African designers have paired up with furniture giant Ikea to create the Överallt, or “everywhere,” collection.
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.
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.
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