Category: Africa

 

Kenyas Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons

NYTIMES.COM – The fathers of Kenyas president and opposition leader were political allies who became adversaries. In a sense, the sons are repeating their battles….

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Cape Town Pushes Back Day Zero as Residents Conserve Water

NYTIMES.COM – Sharp restrictions on water use and help from farmers pushed back the day when taps would run dry, but the city remains in…

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As Kenya Political Stalemate Drags On, U.S. Becomes a Target

NYTIMES.COM – The opposition coalition is beginning to fray, but some of its supporters are doubling down by burning American flags. NAIROBI, Kenya Supporters of…

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Jacob Zuma Resigns as South Africas President

NYTIMES.COM – Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected as the leader of the African National Congress, is in line to be the next leader of the country….

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South Africa Sees Fresh Start for Economy, With the Same Challenges

NYTIMES.COM – Jacob Zumas ouster as president is raising hopes of better fortunes for the nations moribund economy, but it will not happen easily. In…

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Ethiopias Prime Minister Resigns Amid Political Turmoil

NYTIMES.COM – Observers said Hailemariam Desalegns departure was a matter of time, but a boycott in the capital this week may have finally tipped the…

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Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria

NYTIMES.COM – The disease, carried by rodents, is sometimes mild but can lead to hemorrhagic fever and death. W.H.O. has sent additional staff to help…

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Bobsled Team Represents Nigeria Loosely, but Women Truly

NYTIMES.COM – The teams three women were born in the United States, but they have attracted a following for their aim to inspire a generation…

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