NYT > Africa

03/22/2018 12:33 AM
Sudan, the Last Male Northern White Rhino, Dies in Kenya
Just two members of the charismatic subspecies remain, both female. But scientists still hope to prevent the extinction of the animals.

03/21/2018 10:10 PM
Most of Africa’s Leaders Sign On to Continent-Wide Free Trade Pact
More than 40 countries agreed to a plan leaders hope will create jobs, boost trade and diversify economies across the continent. But among the holdouts were two of Africa’s biggest economies.

03/21/2018 09:37 PM
Boko Haram Returns Dozens of Schoolgirls Kidnapped in Nigeria
The unexpected return of the girls may turn out to be a major propaganda coup for Boko Haram, although some girls are still missing, and the group warned the girls to never go back to school again.

03/21/2018 12:18 AM
Cambridge Analytica Had a Role in Kenya Election, Too
An undercover video broadcast on British television revealed that the company worked for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

03/20/2018 05:07 PM
Nigeria Failed to Act in Schoolgirl Kidnappings by Boko Haram, Report Says
Amnesty International accused security forces of doing nothing despite warnings that the militants were nearby. The military denounced the group’s findings.

03/20/2018 04:24 PM
The Last Male Northern White Rhino Is Gone
The 45-year-old Sudan, the sole remaining male of the rare subspecies of white rhino, died in Kenya.

03/20/2018 02:20 AM
Soldier in Bloody Niger Mission Had Warned of Gaps, Defense Officials Say
Pentagon leaders are said to be troubled by draft conclusions of an inquiry that blames low-level officers in an ambush that killed four American troops.

03/20/2018 01:20 AM
How the Ambush of U.S. Soldiers in Niger Unfolded
One of the American soldiers ambushed by militants in Niger was wearing a helmet camera – we analyzed the footage to understand what happened.

03/19/2018 09:52 AM
Boko Haram’s Seizure of 110 Girls Taunts Nigeria, and Its Leader
The president has often declared the Islamist group defeated, so its latest mass abduction threatens to become a major issue in next year’s election.

03/16/2018 05:37 PM
Jacob Zuma to Be Prosecuted on Corruption Charges
The charges against the former South African leader were the latest chapter in a long-running corruption case that tarnished the country’s governing African National Congress for years.

03/16/2018 02:27 PM
Australian Official Calls for Emergency Visas for White South African Farmers
South Africa responded angrily to comments by an Australian minister who said white South African farmers deserved protection in a “civilized country.”