Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Set to Become W.T.O.’s First Female Leader

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, an economist and former finance minister of Nigeria, appears set to become the next…

Former Uganda Militia Commander Is Convicted of War Crimes

A former Ugandan rebel who was abducted as a child by the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army…

Kehinde Wiley’s Black Rock Resident Artists Are Named

A Congolese painter whose art reflects how globalization and consumerism have transformed African society. A Nigerian-American…

Sibongile Khumalo, South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Song,’ Dies at 63

Sibongile Khumalo, a virtuoso vocalist whose ease of motion between opera, jazz and South African popular…

Militants Storm Hotel in Somali Capital and Blasts Rock Area

NAIROBI, Kenya — Militants with the extremist group al-Shabab stormed a major hotel in the Somali…

Museveni Faces a More Critical U.S. and E.U. After Ugandan Election

NAIROBI, Kenya — A bloody and contentious election season in Uganda, in which dozens of people…

As Biden Lifts Anti-Abortion Gag Rule, Health Providers Rejoice

“The return of the United States as a major donor to UNFPA at this challenging time…

Diary Sow, Senegalese Student Missing in Paris, Is Said to Be Found

PARIS — A star student from Senegal who went missing without a word in Paris earlier…

Beny Steinmetz, a Mining Magnate, Found Guilty in Swiss Corruption Trial

GENEVA — A Swiss court on Friday convicted the French-Israeli mining magnate Beny Steinmetz on charges…

On ‘Rooftop of Africa,’ Ethiopia’s Troops Hunt Fugitive Former Rulers

Although analysts initially estimated the T.P.L.F. had 250,000 men under arms, it quickly became clear that…