Contrary to forecasts, the coronavirus has not overwhelmed African responses, and in some countries there is actually some good news.
Large towns are coming under attack as a murky group steps out from the shadows.
Faced with federal obstruction on coronavirus prevention, it's up to local officials and civilian groups to forge the country’s resistance.
Anger in the restive region of Oromia is rising as a gold mine shut over concerns of environmental poisoning looks set to re-open.
Lebanon’s Palestinian refugees were struggling to get by even before the country’s economy collapsed. Then came the global pandemic.
The peace agreement may be holding, but political jockeying over state governorships is causing a deadly power vacuum.
An online legal forum has documented what it believes to be at least 11 separate pushbacks on the inflatable rafts in the last two months.
CIA-backed militias have a torrid history of political violence and civilian deaths. To attain a sustainable peace, they must be dealt with.
The measure has largely been welcomed as a good start, but critics say more permanent changes are needed that encompass all migrant workers.
Refugees face job losses and dwindling food supplies, the threat of arrest or deportation, and the coronavirus itself.
The main opposition party is expected to dispute the provisional results.
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A political vacuum in northeastern Jonglei state has led to months of inter-communal violence. Three aid workers are among the dead.
A new pact is set to be unveiled against the backdrop of COVID-19, but migration analysts doubt real reforms are in the offing.
The world body decided its ‘duty of care’ outweighed other considerations, according to officials.
The government is pleading for help, but the international community is signalling there will be no economic rescue package.
Restrictions intended to contain the pandemic have closed off a rare lifeline for Syrians with serious illnesses in the country’s northwest.
Like the elderly, vulnerable populations and people in conflict zones are more expensive to treat for the coronavirus and more likely to die.
Even though the country’s longtime ruler is standing down, tensions remain high and could escalate if results are disputed.
Gender-specific measures are adding to discrimination and violence risks for trans people already fearful of stepping out of their homes.