Not long ago, Abiy Ahmed, whose country voted in long-delayed parliamentary elections on Monday, was a shining hope for the country and continent.
- by Declan Walsh
COVID-19 cases are surging across Africa as health workers warn that a third wave is now taking hold on the continent.
Tigsti’s mother walked for 12 days to get her famished newborn to a clinic in Tigray. The UN says this is the world’s worst famine conditions in a decade.
- by Rodnet Muhumuza
The latest move will result in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund withholding funding to a nation led by a Nobel laureate Prime Minister.
- by Simon Marks
There’s a new understanding by an African nation and a former colonial power of a historical crime over the genocide of Tutsis.
- by Norimitsu Onishi and Abdi Latif Dahir
Volcanologists in Goma warned that a volcanic eruption under a nearby lake, accompanied by a large earthquake, could trigger a sudden release of carbon dioxide which could asphyxiate thousands.
- by Djaffar Al Katanty
A boat carrying more than 165 passengers on the Niger River broke apart and sank as it sailed in the northern state of Kebbi.
- by Sam Olukoya
Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo has erupted for the first time in nearly two decades, turning the night sky a fiery red and sending lava onto a major highway as panicked residents tried to flee Goma, a city of nearly 2 million.
- by Justin Kabumba Katumwa
Young women working on the Ebola outbreak in 2019 claim they were offered or appointed to jobs in return for sex.
- by Maria Cheng and Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro