ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that human rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Cecil was the leading attraction of the national park in Hwange, Zimbabwe, until the 13-year-old lion suffered a grisly death at the hands of hunters earlier this month, according to a report by the Guardian.
After a three-day visit to Kenya, President Obama traveled to Ethiopia on Sunday, with the goals of strengthening trade between Sub-Saharan Africa and the U.S. and fighting terrorism. John Campbell of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Ambassador…
As the civil war worsens, more migrants are being smuggled off the shores of Libya and end up stranded in neighboring Tunisian waters, leaving it up to those working at sea to rescue them. The fishermen here say that over…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Ignoring calls from some African leaders to leave some of his opinions at home, President Barack Obama spoke favorably of gay rights as he prepared to visit Kenya and Ethiopia.
Dadaab in Kenya is the world’s largest refugee camp. With more than 350,000 people -- the population of New Orleans proper -- it’s more like a little city.
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House on Monday, just days before he travels to Kenya and Ethiopia, and the timing of their meeting is no accident.
By Larisa Epatko
Although much attention will be given to President Barack Obama's familial connection to Kenya, the president's fourth trip to Africa is actually geared toward something else.
By Aisha Jama
Sudanese-born cartoonist Khalid Albaih was lauded as “an artist of the revolution” during the Arab Spring, and now he's pointing his pencil at other world events.
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