Africa

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Jacob Zuma, Once Leader of the A.N.C., Becomes Its Political Rival

Spurred by his anger at the African National Congress, Mr. Zuma formed his own political party and is gathering support…

World

U.S. Troops Kicked Out of Africa? Here’s What Washington Should Do.

The forced withdrawal, announced last month, of more than 1,000 U.S. Special Operations troops and drone operators in Niger and…

Arts

A Steadying Force for the Africa Center Is Stepping Down

Uzodinma Iweala, chief executive of the Harlem institution, will leave at the end of 2024 after guiding it through pandemic…

World

How African Immigrants Have Revived a Remote Corner of Quebec

Not long ago, the handful of African immigrants in Rouyn-Noranda, a remote city in northern Quebec, all knew one another.…

World

Breaking the Ramadan Fast With Some of Brooklyn’s Newest Arrivals

New migrants from Africa have joined a changing community in Bedford-Stuyvesant, where they have injected more youthful energy but also…

World

Democracy Teetering in African Countries Once Ruled by France

A wave of military coups and presidents clinging to power are two sides of the same anti-democratic coin plaguing Francophone…

World

Ghana’s Parliament Passes Anti-Gay Bill With Jail Terms

The legislation would sentence those who identify as L.G.B.T.Q. to three years in jail and punish those who promote gay…

World

Africa’s Donkeys Are Coveted by China. Can the Continent Protect Them?

Governments are seeking to curb donkey skin exports to China, where demand for traditional medicine and other products is threatening…

World

Deadliest Cholera Outbreak in Past Decade Hits Southern Africa

The waterborne disease has killed more than 4,000 people in seven countries over the past two years. Experts blame severe…

Sports

China Keeps Building Stadiums in Africa. But at What Cost?

The Alassane Ouattara stadium rises like a piece of sculpture from the dusty brown earth north of Ivory Coast’s largest…

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