NYT > Africa


12/16/2017 07:34 PM
Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C.
South Africa’s African National Congress was once a symbol of hope. As it chooses a new leader, what has happened to Nelson Mandela’s legacy?

12/16/2017 07:59 AM
Beyond Boko Haram’s Reach, Love and Feminism Flourish
In a part of Nigeria where militants treat women like property, many are pushing back, partying all night and expecting husbands who do the dishes.

12/16/2017 02:36 AM
Dutch Court Sentences Ethiopian to Life in Prison for War Crimes
The defendant, Eshetu Alemu, 63, was convicted of ordering the killing of 75 prisoners, including many children, in 1978 as a government official in a brutal military dictatorship in Ethiopia.

12/16/2017 01:25 AM
Global Health: Six Lessons in Helping African Women Avoid H.I.V.
Countering the bleak history of AIDS prevention in Africa, a nonprofit explains how it helped women hide H.I.V. prevention pills and deflect male anger.

12/15/2017 10:14 PM
Weeks After Mugabe Fell, Zimbabwe Remains in the Army’s Grip
The governing ZANU-PF party, now led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, consolidated power ahead of elections scheduled for next year.

12/15/2017 01:07 AM
Vincent Nguini, Guitarist With Paul Simon, Dies at 65
Mr. Simon called the Cameroonian-born Mr. Nguini, a member of his band for 30 years, “the most creative musician I’ve ever worked with.”

12/14/2017 04:07 AM
South African Court Rejects Zuma’s Bid to Block Corruption Inquiry
The ruling against the president came days before a major political gathering to choose a new leader of the African National Congress.

12/13/2017 07:13 PM
Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide
The findings of an independent study could exacerbate a long diplomatic feud over accountability for one of Africa’s worst atrocities.

12/13/2017 05:01 AM
Pentagon Foresees at Least Two More Years of Combat in Somalia
In a proposal, the Defense Department is also seeking looser oversight of its operations in Somalia, where it doubled the number of airstrikes it carried out this year.

12/12/2017 02:33 PM
Oscar Pistorius Is Bruised in Prison Brawl
The South African prisons authorities said the altercation at Atteridgeville Correctional Center would be investigated and that “appropriate action” would be taken.