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May 15, 2020
Africa's endangered wildlife at risk as tourism dries up
The armed rangers set off at dusk in pursuit of poachers. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new alertness, and a new fear.
May 13, 2020
Bigotry mars return of Italy hostage who converted to Islam
A right-wing lawmaker in Italy was reprimanded Wednesday after he called a young Italian woman who converted to Islam while ...
May 10, 2020
Italian woman returns home after 18-month African kidnapping
Wearing a surgical mask, disposable gloves and booties to guard against COVID-19, a young Italian woman returned to her ...
May 08, 2020
Kenyans protest house demolitions amid virus restrictions
Hundreds of protesters in Kenya blocked one of Nairobi's major highways with burning tires to protest government demolitions ...
May 05, 2020
Kenya questions deadly plane crash in Somalia that killed 6
Somalia's president has promised his Kenyan counterpart a “thorough investigation” into the deadly crash of a Kenyan plane ...
April 25, 2020
Civilian shot dead in Somalia during coronavirus enforcement
A police officer in Somalia’s capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting of at least one civilian while enforcing ...
April 15, 2020
Virus choking off supply of what Africa needs most: Food
In a pre-dawn raid in food-starved Zimbabwe, police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown confiscated and destroyed 3 tons of ...
April 11, 2020
African nations, US decry racism against blacks in China
African officials are confronting China publicly and in private over racist mistreatment of Africans in the Chinese city of ...
April 10, 2020
Stampede in Kenya as slum residents surge for food aid
Thousands of people surged for food aid in a brief stampede Friday in Kenya's capital, desperate for help as coronavirus ...
April 07, 2020
66 at South African hospital have coronavirus, mostly staff
Sixty-six people at a single hospital in South Africa have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few days, the ...
April 06, 2020
Kenya bans travel in and out of Nairobi to fight coronavirus
Kenya increased its restrictions to combat the coronavirus on Monday, announcing travel bans into and out of the capital ...
April 05, 2020
South Sudan 51st of 54 African nations to report virus case
South Sudan has announced its first case of COVID-19, making it the 51st of Africa's 54 countries to report the disease. A U.
April 03, 2020
As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are threatened
More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders to fight the spread of the coronavirus, ...
April 02, 2020
Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity
Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval ...
March 31, 2020
13-year-old shot dead; Kenyan police enforcing curfew blamed
The bullet struck the 13-year-old as he stood on the balcony of his family’s home with his siblings. Below, police officers ...
March 28, 2020
Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa
Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos
March 21, 2020
Africa lockdowns begin as coronavirus cases above 1,000
Lockdowns have begun in Africa as coronavirus cases rise above 1,000, while Nigeria on Saturday announced it is closing ...
March 20, 2020
Tulips from Amsterdam? Not in times of coronavirus crisis
The pots of chrysanthemums stacked in Henk van der Slot’s barn in the Netherlands bulb fields were supposed to decorate St.
March 19, 2020
Africa sees 'extremely rapid evolution' of pandemic, UN says
More African countries closed their borders Thursday as the coronavirus’ local spread threatened to turn the continent of 1.
March 18, 2020
Africa should 'prepare for the worst' with virus, WHO says
Africa should “prepare for the worst” as the coronavirus begins to spread locally, the World Health Organization's ...
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