Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

World Jan 2, 2020

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize. These African stories captured the world's attention in 2019 — and ...

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

World / Social Issues Jun 19, 2019

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others. "Some people were burned alive inside the houses," Nzale said from a camp for displaced persons more than ...