People burn tires during a protest a day after the military seized power Khartoum, Sudan.

Sudan Arrests 3 Coup Critics As Pressure Mounts On Military

Thousands of people are now flooding the streets of Sudan to protest the military coup.

 | Scripps News Staff

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

Sudan's Prime Minister, Detained After Coup, Returns Home

A statement by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok's office said other government officials remained in detention, their locations unknown.

 | AP

An airport worker stands next to boxes of Moderna coronavirus vaccines

Moderna To Supply Africa With Up To 110 Million COVID Vaccine Doses

If the full contract with Moderna is activated, African nations can reach the goal of vaccinating 450 million people by September 2022.

 | Scripps News Staff

Scientists work to replicate Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Scientists Work To Replicate Moderna Shot And End Vaccine Inequality

Scientists in Cape Town, South Africa are working on a way around an industry that has prioritized rich countries over poor.

 | AP

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters take to the streets in Sudan.

Sudan's Military Takes Power In Coup, Arrests Prime Minister

The United Nations is calling for the immediate release of the country's top officials.

 | AP

People gather during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan

Apparent Military Coup Underway In Sudan

A takeover by the military would be a major setback for Sudan, which has grappled with a stop-and-go transition to democracy for two years.

 | AP

A woman stands hear her home in Beni, eastern Congo.

Panel Finds 80 Alleged Abuse Cases Tied To W.H.O. Congo Work

An independent commission found more than 80 cases of sexual abuse, including at least nine accounts of rape by World Health Organization staff.

 | AP

Ethiopian woman scoops portions of wheat to be allocated to waiting families in the Tigray region.

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Against Officials In Tigray Conflict

The 10-month conflict in Tigray has grown from a political dispute and left hundreds of thousands of people facing famine.

 | AP

A man gets a COVID-19 vaccine in Kinshasa, Congo.

Vaccine Hesitancy Rampant In Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, only 1 percent of the population is vaccinated, but it’s not just a supply issue.

 | Chris Ocamringa

Health worker fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine.

WHO, Partners Aim To Get Africa 30% Of Needed Vaccine Doses By Feb.

Drugmakers have been appealing to rich countries and their regulators to authorize booster shots, making it difficult for poor countries to get doses.

 | AP

People watch as an armored personnel carrier is seen on the streets near the presidential palace in Guinea's capital.

Guinea's New Junta Leaders Seek To Tighten Grip On Power

In announcing the coup on state television, junta leader Col. Mamadi Doumbouya cast himself as a patriot of Guinea.

 | AP

Some freed students of Salihu Tanko Islamic School

Islamic Students Abducted In Nigeria Released

About 136 students were taken from this school back in May

 | Eliana Moreno and AP

A nurse in protective gear, center, takes temperature of people waiting to take the Moderna coronavirus vaccine

CDC Head Says Africa Needs Higher Vaccine Target

The Africa CDC has estimated that perhaps just 30% of Africa’s population can be vaccinated by the end of the year.

 | AP

A forest burns near the village of Larbaa Nath Irathen, neat Tizi Ouzou, in the mountainous Kabyle region

Death Toll Up To 65 In Algeria Wildfires

Climate scientists say there is little doubt that climate change from the burning of coal, oil and natural gas is driving extreme events.

 | AP

Tigray forces ride in a truck after taking control of Mekele

Ethiopia Armed Group Says it Has Alliance With Tigray Forces

The alliance brings together the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, who long dominated Ethiopia’s repressive government.

 | AP

A joint UN and INGOs team carries out a rapid response mechanism to people in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

UN: 100K Children In Ethiopia's Tigray Region Face Deadly Malnutrition

The world's worst hunger crisis is unfolding and the U.S. says up to 900,000 people now face famine conditions in the war-torn region.

 | Jay Strubberg

Protesters face Tunisian police officers during a demonstration in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021.

Protests Continue In Tunisia After President Suspends Parliament

Tunisia's 2011 revolt is often regarded as the only success story of the Arab Spring protests.

 | AP

South African Defence Force soldiers on patrol.

South Africa Deploys 25,000 Troops To Quell Rioting, At Least 117 Dead

Weeklong riots were sparked by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma for refusing to comply with an investigation into alleged corruption.

 | AP

Newsy and Bellingcat spoke with multiple sources on the ground in Cameroon and in the diaspora.

Cameroon's Conflict Puts Schools In The Crossfire

The most recent count found that four out of every five schools in the country's Anglophone region was closed.

 | Jake Godin

Soldiers guard an autobahn at the Bara taxi rank shops in Soweto, Johannesburg,

Rioting, Looting Continues In South Africa, Deaths Up To 72

The military struggle to quell the looting and violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces.

 | AP

Cars drive around a burning tire on the street in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa

6 Dead In South Africa Riots Over Jailing Of Ex-Leader Jacob Zuma

Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalized.

 | AP

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum hold a press conference.

France To Pull More Than 2,000 Troops From Africa's Sahel

French troops have been present in Mali since 2013.

 | AP

Former South African President Jacob Zuma.

Rights Groups Hail Imprisonment Of South Africa's Ex-Leader

Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court after handing himself over to police minutes before a midnight deadline.

 | AP

A mother holds her malnourished daughter in a medical clinic in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia

Could A Fragile Cease-Fire In Tigray End World's Worst Hunger Crisis?

Millions of civilians in hard-to-reach Tigray areas, in northern Ethiopia, are at risk of malnutrition and illness.

 | Ben Schamisso

former South African President Jacob Zuma

South African Court Orders Ex-President To Jail For Contempt

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars.

 | Eliana Moreno and AP

Tigrayan women who fled from the town of Samre

Ethiopia Accepts Call For Cease-Fire In Tigray Region

Almost a million people there face the world's worst famine crisis in a decade.

 | Kamil Zawadzki

A one year old baby was the victim of an alleged airstrike on a village.

At Least 64 Dead In Tigray Airstrike

The airstrike wounded more than 100 people, half of them seriously, a regional health official said.

 | AP

Health workers in Ethiopia's Tigray region say an airstrike has hit a busy village market.

Witnesses Say Airstrike In Ethiopia's Tigray Kills Dozens

Health workers say soldiers blocked medical teams from traveling to the scene.

 | Simon Kaufman and AP

Electoral workers continue to count votes at a polling station in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Voting Continues In Ethiopia's Election

Complete results are unlikely until the second round of voting in September.

 | Robin Dich

A woman sits with her malnourished daughter in a medical clinic treatment tent in Abi Adi in the Tigray region

Pope Francis Demands Food, Aid For Tigray Region

The United Nations says more than 350,000 people there are facing famine.

 | Johannah Grenaway