The Washington Post : Africa
Hundreds killed, villages destroyed in massacres undermining South Sudan s peace deal  11h30 28 mai
Max Bearak
A rebel leader rejoined the government, but other militants were left out and continue killing.
We were so ready : LGBT refugees in Kenya live in fear as global resettlement is put on hold  21h25 26 mai
Max Bearak
About 10,000 around the world are facing an indefinite delay in their plans to move to a safe third country.
Some American nurses are facing pay cuts. But around the world, many are getting huge raises.  16h14 24 mai
Danielle Paquette
In Ghana, health-care workers got a 50 percent raise on top of tax waivers during the pandemic.
At a busy East African border, testing truckers created perfect conditions for coronavirus to spread  20h40 22 mai
Max Bearak
The truckers growing web of interactions in Namanga points to a dilemma at international borders: how to let essential trade through without the virus slipping in with it.
Living through a pandemic when your access to water is difficult  13h00 21 mai
Yagazie Emezi
Access to clean water is dramatically uneven across the world. About a third of Nigeria s population 60 million people must leave home to find it.
Why Cape Town has 10 percent of Africa s confirmed coronavirus cases  22h05 19 mai
Lesley Wroughton
A swell of tourists early on and a small number of super-spreader events are the drivers.
Burundi votes Wednesday in presidential election despite coronavirus outbreak  14h59 19 mai
Max Bearak
Pierre Nkurunziza is expected to step down after 15 years of authoritarian rule.
Egypt arrests journalist during interview in latest attack on independent media  23h11 17 mai
Sudarsan Raghavan
The arrest of Lina Attalah, editor in chief of one of the last independent media organizations in the country, triggered outrage on social media. She was later ordered released.
Flicien Kabuga, tycoon charged with helping launch Rwandan genocide, arrested outside Paris  11h53 16 mai
Max Bearak
He was one of the most wanted fugitives sought by Rwanda s post-genocide government.
The coronavirus is upending cash economies. Mobile money could emerge as the winner.  10h00 15 mai
Miriam Berger
One of the trends that will come out of this is the world moving toward a more digital financial system.
Scientists create tool to forecast where East Africa s devastating locusts will land next  13h00 13 mai
Maddie Stone
As the damaging pests have devoured crops and vegetation, NOAA scientists have teamed with the United Nations to build locust-forecasting app.
In a time of global crisis, should the world cancel poor countries debts?  04h00 13 mai
Ishaan Tharoor
Two left-wing U.S. lawmakers issue a call for debt forgiveness for poor countries as the coronavirus emergency continues.
As coronavirus spreads in Egypt, Sissi sees opportunity to tighten his grip  17h58 10 mai
Sudarsan Raghavan
Amendments to an emergency law are the latest sign that the authoritarian regime is using the pandemic to assert more control and stifle dissent.
South Africa s alcohol ban during lockdown reveals its deadly drinking habits  17h36 09 mai
Bonolo Mogotsi
With fewer people drinking, and fewer people driving, more South Africans may be outliving the pandemic than would otherwise.
Kenya s preexisting condition: Mistrust in the government  15h24 08 mai
Max Bearak
Slum demolitions, police brutality, corrupt politics and lack of services are daily realities.