Africa

Nigerian military has run forced abortion program for years, report says
A soldier seen on the background of the Nigerian flag.
A Dark History in Africa

Nigerian military has run forced abortion program for years, report says

Embattled South African president will not resign, says political party will decide fate
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Scandalous

Embattled South African president will not resign, says political party will decide fate

Equatorial Guinea president to extend 43-year authoritarian rule
Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
Staying in Power

Equatorial Guinea president to extend 43-year authoritarian rule

Tanzanian plane crashes into Africa's largest lake, killing at least 19
A Precision Air flight crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania, killing 19.
A Deadly Accident

Tanzanian plane crashes into Africa's largest lake, killing at least 19

Ethiopian government, Tigray leaders sign peace treaty ending civil war
The leaders of Ethiopia and the Tigray region have agreed to end their civil war.
Peace

Ethiopian government, Tigray leaders sign peace treaty ending civil war

What third-party candidate Peter Obi would mean for Nigeria
Peter Obi.
Briefing

What third-party candidate Peter Obi would mean for Nigeria

Ghana confirms cases of rare Marburg virus
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be aware

Ghana confirms cases of rare Marburg virus

Why Fenty's expansion in Africa is a big deal
Rihanna.
Briefing

Why Fenty's expansion in Africa is a big deal

Should the U.S. send troops to Somalia?
President Biden.
Picture of Catherine GarciaCatherine Garcia

Should the U.S. send troops to Somalia?

COVID cases, deaths in Africa have 'tanked,' WHO says
Africa.
drop it low

COVID cases, deaths in Africa have 'tanked,' WHO says