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Surge in Africa COVID-19 Cases Due to Large Gatherings, WHO Says

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the continent of Africa surged past two million total COVID-19 cases this week because of large family gatherings, workplace interactions, and gatherings related to elections occurring in several countries.The A...
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Ugandan Police Says 16 Killed in Clashes Between Officers, Opposition Protesters

Gunshots were fired in several parts of Uganda Thursday. In many instances, people screamed as those around them were shot. For others, there were some tense moments as they sought to get away from the violence in the capital, Kampala.Police in Uganda ...
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Kenya Raises Security at Children’s Homes, Hospitals After Trafficking Scandal

Kenya is increasing security at children's homes and hospitals after three medical officers were charged Wednesday with child trafficking.The arrests followed a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that found babies were stolen from il...
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Somalis Worry About Potential US Troop Withdrawal From Their Fragile Country

Lawmakers and military officials in Somalia say the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, as reportedly proposed by President Donald Trump, would be disastrous and could embolden al-Shabab and other terrorist groups. The secretary of Somalia’s...
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