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 International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim Khan speaks during an interview with Reuters about the violence in Israel and Gaza in The Hague, Netherlands October 12, 2023

ICC convicts Mali Islamist for Timbuktu atrocities

By REUTERS
 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks after being re-elected as president of South Africa during the first sitting of the National Assembly following elections, at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa June 14, 2024.

First time since end of Apartheid in 1994, SA ruling party ANC to form unity government with DA

By REUTERS
 Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia.

A railway museum in Zambia offers a clue to the African country’s rich Jewish history

By Harry D. Wall / JTA
 Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima, May 21 2019.

Malawi vice president Chilima and nine others killed in plane crash

By REUTERS
Palaeontologists pose for a picture next to an excavation of dinosaur bones and fossils that may have belonged to the largest dinosaur ever discovered, in Neuquen, Argentina November 12, 2016.

New dinosaur species discovered in Zimbabwe highlights Africa's paleontological potential

 Sub-Saharan African migrants gather in a field where they live, in Jebiniana, Tunisia September 4, 2023.

Tunisians mount anti-migrant protests, citing perceived government failures

By THE MEDIA LINE STAFF
 Miracle Kidicho, 3, who is suffering from monkeypox, sits at home in Yalokombe, Yakusu, Tshopo, Democratic Republic of Congo, October 4, 2022.

Deadly new strain of monkeypox in Africa virus raises concerns of spread

A general view of The Nile River, houses and agricultural land from the window of an airplane in Luxor, Egypt October 9, 2019

Groundbreaking study reveals way to resolve Nile water dispute

 Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during a meeting with a group of academic elites and scientific talents in Tehran, Iran October 19, 2022

Iran seeks to expand its influence in Africa through weapons trades and chaos

 Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni

As African migration to Europe spikes, Tunisia takes center stage in Italy’s foreign policy agenda

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
 Lise Grande, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq at the time, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Erbil, Iraq October 13, 2016.

Former UN official Lise Grande to take role of Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

 THE WRITER spends time with some Rwandan friends at the ‘Kwita Izina’ ceremony in September 2022. Rwanda’s recovery illustrated the nation’s remarkable transformation through unity and a profound connection to nature, the writer says.

30 years since Rwanda’s genocide, and reflections on October 7's atrocities

By NOAM BEDEIN
 A MAN buys vegetables from a local vendor during the month of Ramadan in Omdurman, Sudan. Nearly 20 million people, almost one out of every two Sudanese, are facing acute food insecurity in a country that used to be a major food producer, the writers note.

The man-made disaster in Sudan must be stopped

By JOSEP BORRELL , JANEZ LENARCIC
Slightly larger brains than modern humans, and stronger, but extinct. An illustration of the Neanderthal man.

Where did Homo sapiens go after leaving Africa? New study has an answer

By REUTERS
 A boy holds a sign to protest against, what a teacher, local councilor and parents said, the kidnapping of hundreds school pupils by gunmen after the Friday prayer in Kaduna, Nigeria March 8, 2024.

Nearly 300 Nigerian students released after abduction in Kaduna

By REUTERS
 Nigerien security forces prepare to disperse pro-junta demonstrators gathered outside the French embassy, in Niamey, the capital city of Niger July 30, 2023.

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Niger army that killed dozens

By REUTERS
Al Shabaab display their weapons on the outskirts of Mogadishu, December 8, 2008.

Al Shabaab launches deadly attack on military base in Somalia

By REUTERS
 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, March 17, 2024, in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency

EU and Egypt forge $8.1 billion deal to tackle migration and boost partnership

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE