The interim president and prime minister, appointed to oversee preparations for elections next year, were detained. Nine months ago, another coup toppled the previous president.
The action occurred shortly after two military officers lost their positions in a government reshuffle, sources said,
The measures signal a tougher American approach to a war in which Ethiopian forces are accused of atrocities. Ethiopia accused the U.S. of “meddling.”
After a night of panic and chaos that caused tens of thousands to flee their homes, officials in Goma cautiously declared the emergency over.
Lots of women work at small-scale mines in Africa, but only one site boasts an all-female team. “At first I thought it was a dream,” one worker said.
Cave_Bureau, from Kenya, is making its debut at Venice by exploring the cultural significance of humans’ earliest forms of shelter.
Abubakar Shekau, the longtime leader of Boko Haram, was reported to have blown himself up on Wednesday night. But he has been falsely reported dead several times before.
The government gave no explanation for the expulsion of the reporter, Simon Marks, who had extensively reported about the war and human rights abuses in the Tigray region.
A Black man from South Africa was shot and killed in an encounter with the police in his adopted home, Hawaii. His countrymen want answers.
What appeared to be the first stages of a ground campaign in Gaza left Israel in an unprecedented position — fighting Palestinian militants on its southern flank as it sought to head off its worst civil unrest in decades.
Human rights groups and lawyers said the sentences are the latest examples of a crackdown on homosexual and transgender people in Cameroon.
Authorities have detained journalists without charges and revoked the accreditation of a reporter for The New York Times.
Films about South Africa once focused on apartheid, but a new generation of directors and producers is making hits about modern life and love for global audiences.
A new report offers a detailed picture of flaring around the world, with steep declines in some areas and surprising increases in others.
When Vanessa Nakate, 24, was cropped out of a wire photo featuring her and four white activists, it drew attention that she now uses to expand her work in Uganda and beyond.
The Somali leader dropped his divisive bid to extend his term, and the country also moved to mend fences with its neighbor Kenya, restoring diplomatic relations.
These tinkerers make the most of castoff materials to build an array of wild and impressive cars.
The number of people requiring emergency food aid hit a five-year high in 2020 — at least 155 million — while the risk of maternal and newborn deaths surged.
A child laid to rest in 78,000 years ago, yields clues to early human burials in East Africa.