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.
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.
Germany and France have formally acknowledged their roles in the continent’s 20th-century genocides.
The French president is seeking to project influence, build new alliances, repair old rifts, and defuse the immigration issue at home.
In a show of judicial independence, the court declared President Uhuru Kenyatta’s proposed political reforms unconstitutional.
The ANC descends into infighting again as it tries to suspend top officials facing corruption charges.
The crumbling of the dos Santos family empire reveals how Western companies allegedly enabled corruption in Africa.
Military solutions won’t end terrorism in the Sahel. Addressing the environmental factors destroying livelihoods and fueling extremist groups’ recruitment could.