An investigation into a clifftop massacre in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Shedding Light On A Clifftop Massacre In Ethiopia

For the first time, we've located the precise spot of a recent mass killing of civilians in Tigray based on videos that surfaced online this month.

 | Jake Godin

South African woman receives Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Johnson & Johnson To Provide African Union With 200M Vaccines

Starting in the fall, Johnson & Johnson will distribute 220 million doses to African Union member states.

 | Eliana Moreno

Excavation work in an atempt to free the cargo ship MV Ever Given that is stuck in the Suez Canal.

Stuck Cargo Ship in Egypt's Suez Canal 'Partially Refloated'

The obstruction in Egypt's Suez Canal has held up billions of dollars in global trade.

 | Adam Elrashidi

The cargo ship MV Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt.

Suez Canal Still Blocked By Cargo Ship

Experts say the blockage could impact production and cause congestion for weeks.

 | Scripps News Staff

A growing marijuana plant.

Morocco Pursues Legalizing Medical Marijuana

The measure has already passed the North African country's Cabinet and now heads to the Parliament for consideration.

 | Scripps News Staff

Some of the students who were abducted by gunmen and then released days later.

Nearly 300 Nigerian Schoolgirls Freed Days After Being Kidnapped

The West African nation is facing a spate of mass school kidnappings by armed groups demanding lucrative ransoms.

 | Ben Schamisso

A father whose four daughters are among more than 300 girls who were abducted by gunmen

Nigerian Families Await News On 300 Kidnapped Schoolgirls

The kidnappers attacked a military checkpoint near the school, so soldiers weren't able to rescue the girls.

 | Scripps News Staff

U.S. Calls On African Union To Help End Ethiopia Conflict

Ethiopia says U.S. call for African Union pressure is an improper meddling into its internal affairs.

 | Antoinette Miller

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the COVAX Facility arriving at the airport in Accra, Ghana

COVAX Vaccine Shipment Arrives In Ghana

600,000 doses of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine arrived in Accra, making it the first nation to receive them through the COVAX initiative.

 | Adam Elrashidi

Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha

Libyan Interior Minister Safe After Attack On Motorcade

The U.S. blamed "rogue militias" bent on disruption for the attack in the oil-rich nation of Libya.

 | Antoinette Miller

Ebola heath worker in Guinea

Ebola Declared Epidemic In Guinea After Three People Die

It's believed that seven people who contracted Ebola recently attended the same funeral.

 | Scripps News Staff

Graffiti at protest site in Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigerian Officers Arrest Demonstrators Protesting Police Killings

Nigerian movement is protesting a decision to reopen a Lagos toll gate, where 12 unarmed protesters were killed last year.

 | Alex Arger

A person receives their second AstraZeneca shot at a vaccine trial facility

South Africa To Give Unapproved COVID Vaccine To Health Care Workers

The health minister said the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine is safe.

 | Scripps News Staff

A child is vaccinated against Ebola in Beni, Congo.

Ebola Outbreak In Congo

The government is currently working on contact tracing.

 | Scripps News Staff

South Africa Facing COVID-19 Vaccine Challenges

Newsy reports from Johannesburg, as South Africa deals with COVID-19 vaccine issues including a pause in its rollout of AstraZeneca shots.

 | Zaheer Cassim and Kristy Schantz

South Africa Hit Hard By COVID-19 Variant

Newsy reports from Johannesburg, South Africa where a COVID-19 variant is straining the health care system and now spreading around the world.

 | Zaheer Cassim and Kristy Schantz

A group of schoolboys are escorted by Nigerian military and officials following their release after they were kidnapped.

Abducted Nigerian Schoolboys Freed

Extremist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the attack earlier this week, saying Western education goes against Islam.

 | Johannah Grenaway

Parents of the missing Government Science secondary school students wait for news on their children in Kankara , Nigeria

U.S. Condemns Boko Haram's Claim Of Abducting School Boys In Nigeria

Over 300 schoolboys in Nigeria are still missing after gunmen invaded their school on Friday and kidnapped them.

 | Scripps News Staff

Nurse and patient in mobile clinic

Health Organizations Say COVID-19 Has Impacted The Fight Against AIDS

Health experts say COVID-19 has caused serious disruptions in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

 | Meg Hilling

Tigray people who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, stand on a hill

U.S. Embassy Reports Explosions In Eritrea Amid Unrest In East Africa

On Sunday, Ethiopia's army said it was in "full control" of the regional capital of Mekele but the government said Tigray leaders remain on the run.

 | Johannah Grenaway

Ugandan security forces patrol a street

At Least 37 People Have Died In Protests In Uganda

Tensions remain high in Uganda as people protest the arrest of an opposition presidential candidate.

 | Scripps News Staff

A man carries a child across a street in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Airports Bombed In Ethiopia's Tigray Region Amid Fears Of Civil War

Fighting erupted after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office and the opposition Tigray region rebelled against him.

 | Gage Jackson

Map showing location of helicopter crash

Helicopter Crash Kills 8 Peacekeepers In Egypt

Six Americans died and a seventh was medically evacuated, according to the Multinational Force and Observers.

 | Scripps News Staff

People hold banners as they demonstrate against police brutality, in Lagos, Nigeria.

Why Nigerians Are Taking To The Streets In Protests

SARS or the Special Anti-Robbery Squad was started as a way to combat crime.

 | Jake Godin and Amber Strong

Protesters run away as police officers use teargas to disperse people demonstrating against police brutality in Nigeria.

Protesters Killed By Nigerian Authorities

Demonstrations are calling for an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

 | Gage Jackson

Protester holds sign that says "Freedom @ last." Others wave Nigerian flags

Witnesses Report Soldiers Firing At Nigerian Protesters

Amnesty International said there's “credible but disturbing evidence” that security forces fired those shots, killing two protesters.

 | Bailey Vogt

Schoolchildren wait to enter their school in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday Sept, 28, 2020.

Experts Praise Africa's COVID-19 Response

COVID-19’s effects are devastating for Africa, from education to economies to the fight against other diseases.

 | Scripps News Staff

Lana Marks

Iran Reportedly Plotting To Assassinate U.S. Ambassador

According to a Politico report, intelligence officials discovered plans to kill Lana Marks, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa.

 | Briana Koeneman

A man walks past a painting by British artist Banksy on the deck of the Louise Michele rescue vessel

Italian Coast Guard Rescues 49 From Artist Banksy's Migrant Boat

The ship, funded by British street artist, waited more than 12 hours for the most vulnerable to be rescued.

 | LeeAnne Lowry