As COVID-19 sweeps through South Africa, an ambulance service for a tightly knit Muslim community in Johannesburg has trained in safe body preparation and practices so that people are still buried according to their tradition.
Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine accuses the longtime president of staging a 'coup' in last week’s election and urges people to protest his loss through nonviolent means. But he suggests he might not go to court to challenge the results.
Pressure is growing on Somalia’s government amid allegations that Somali soldiers have been sent to fight in neighboring Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray conflict. 'That’s my blood and flesh,' one mother says.
"The most dangerous migratory route in the world": A boat hidden in the sand emerges as smugglers seek to take migrants from Western Sahara into the Atlantic and on to Spain's Canary Islands. Hundreds died on the journey last year.
Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from last week’s disputed election as the country’s most powerful opposition leader after his party won the most seats of any opposition group in the national assembly.
South Africa’s pioneer Black food writer Dorah Sitole, who quietly defied apartheid to win respect and a readership for African cuisine, died this month of COVID-19. She inspired and mentored several Black celebrity chefs now popular in the country. ...
A day after Uganda’s longtime leader was declared the winner of the country’s presidential election, the opposition party dismissed the results as “fraud” and called for the release of their leader, Bobi Wine, who is under house arrest.
New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest 'intentional attack' by fighters.
Uganda’s electoral commission says President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout.
Nearly a dozen South Sudanese women and girls who accused soldiers of rape won a rare conviction. The case is raising hopes that such crimes will increasingly be prosecuted in a country where they are rampant.