As a young teen, Najat Hamza fled Oromia, a regional state of Ethiopia, with her father to live in America. At StoryCorps, she spoke about what it means to leave "the familiar" behind.
The hope was that if people weren't out drinking, they wouldn't be spreading the virus. There were unforeseen benefits to the ban, which ended last month — and negative impacts as well.
Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.
The effect of so much institutional hatred within the military of South Africa in the early '80s was to leave a generation traumatized, the film concludes.
Efforts to fight vaccine hesitancy among Black people often miss African immigrants who have a different colonial history and experience with Western medicine, which grassroots groups are addressing.
Days of fighting in the northern port city of Palma have left dozens of civilians dead as security forces battled to turn back an assault by a suspected ISIS-linked insurgent group.
Sarah Obama, the former president's step-grandmother who helped raise his father, died Monday morning after a brief illness. She spent much of her life promoting education for girls and orphans.
The Spanish islands saw a big increase last year of people trying to migrate to Europe by boat. After sheltering many of them in hotels, the authorities have set up camps and stepped up deportations.
Traffic through one of the world's busiest waterways was stalled after the Ever Given ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal.
Six lions were found dead and dismembered in a suspected poisoning in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is home to hundreds of bird species and nearly 100 types of mammals.
In Nigeria, Burna Boy is known as much for his social crusading as he is for his Afro-fusion style music.
Magufuli had not been seen in public since the end of February, fueling speculation that he was ill. Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan announced his death on state television.
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
Journalists are not usually granted access to Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique, where for three years a campaign of violence by Islamist extremists has left some 668,000 people displaced.
Our Nigerian critic wants you to know: We Africans do not see wild animals in our backyards! Women are allowed to own businesses! But I did admire the awesome head-ties — and powerful princesses!