Young people across the continent have been hit hard by the pandemic, lockdowns, and economic stagnation—but their protests have largely been ignored by elderly elites.
With jihadist groups on the rise, African leaders from Nigeria to Mozambique are worried about maintaining stability.
A country long seen as a bulwark of stability is facing economic stagnation and democratic backsliding.
A country long regarded as a beacon of democracy in Africa is poised to pass draconian legislation criminalizing the country’s LGBT community.
From Morocco to Rwanda, governments and their intelligence services have allegedly used spyware to target everyone including opponents, monarchs, and foreign leaders.
President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the violence is politically motivated, but it looks more like an uprising of the poor and unemployed.
Ten years after independence, Africa’s youngest country remains mired in conflict and poverty.
Lacking formal international recognition, the territory is seeking to make its mark through infrastructure deals and bilateral ties with key global powers.
Tigrayan forces retook the regional capital, Mekele, as Abiy Ahmed declared a unilateral cease-fire and federal forces and officials retreated.
With just 1 percent of the continent’s population fully vaccinated and a higher death rate than the rest of the world, Africa is facing a dangerous surge in infections.
Acquitted at the International Criminal Court, former President Laurent Gbagbo could play a role in the current government.
The social media company faces tough questions in talks with the government to restore access to 40 million users.
Germany and France have formally acknowledged their roles in the continent’s 20th-century genocides.