Blinken Urges Rwanda and Congo to End Support for Warring Militias
KIGALI, Rwanda — Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said on Thursday that he had urged the leaders of Rwanda…Read More »
Kenyans on Tenterhooks as Votes Are Counted in Presidential Race
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyans waited anxiously on Wednesday for the results of their presidential election, the most closely fought in…Read More »
Blinken Presses Congo Leaders to Slow Oil-and-Gas Push in Rainforests
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Pushing for a reconsideration of plans by the Democratic Republic of Congo to auction…Read More »
Voting Is Over in Kenya’s Election. Now the Battle Continues.
NAIROBI, Kenya — A wave of relief tinged with jubilation washed across Kenya on Tuesday as its hotly contested presidential…Read More »
Will the fifth time be the charm for Raila Odinga?
Raila Odinga, the smiling eminence of Kenyan politics, has an admirable record of contesting national elections and a miserable record…Read More »
New Laws of the Land: Sierra Leone Reshapes Environmental Battleground
DAKAR, Senegal — It is a struggle that communities across the world have faced: stopping companies from grabbing their lands,…Read More »
Here’s how Kenyan elections work.
Elections in Kenya have been passionately fought, and turnout has been high. Up to 80 percent of voters cast their…Read More »
The troubles of Kenya’s China-funded train.
MOMBASA, Kenya — Fireworks popped and confetti rained down in the seaside city of Mombasa when Kenya’s president inaugurated the…Read More »
William Ruto is the self-proclaimed champion of Kenya’s ‘hustler nation.’
William Ruto loves to tell of his humble origins — his barefoot childhood in the Rift Valley; his first pair…Read More »
U.S. Promotes Democracy in Africa as Rival Nations Expand Influence
PRETORIA, South Africa — The United States has been grappling with the growing influence of China, Russia and Middle Eastern…Read More »