Category : World News

Even in Retirement, Desmond Tutu Remained South Africa’s...

The Nobel laureate retired from public life over a decade ago, but he continued to advocate social justice, gay rights and environmentalism.

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Here Are Some of the Many Tributes for Desmond Tutu,...

From prominent South African lawmakers to religious figures, many on social media honored Archbishop Tutu as a patriot of peaceful...

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Sudan Braces for ‘the Worst’ after Prime Minister...

With the departure of the civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday, the military and security forces are now fully in control...

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Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, Resigns

Mr. Hamdok was restored to power a month ago after being deposed in a coup, but he was never able to gain control of the fractious...

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Desmond Tutu Funeral: South Africa Bids Farewell

The archbishop and Nobel laureate left plans for an unostentatious ceremony, which were stripped back further under Covid restrictions.

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In Remembering Tutu, South Africa Reckons With Lasting...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s death has reignited a public conversation about the state of the country’s reconciliation process and its...

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J.&J. Booster Protects Against Severe Omicron, Study...

Two shots of the vaccine reduced the risk of hospitalization from the fast-spreading variant by 85 percent, a clinical trial found.

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In ‘African Origin’ Show at Met, New Points of Light...

Holdings from Ancient Egypt and sub-Saharan Africa come together in a masterpiece show. Now the Met should make clear how the wondrous...

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Why Did Uganda Send Troops Into Congo?

The Ugandan government says it is targeting rebels it accuses of terrorist attacks in Kampala. Many Congolese fear the incursion is...

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Mystery Deepens as Suspect Is Charged in South Africa...

The man was also accused of possessing explosives, stealing laptops and breaking security laws. Former neighbors were shocked. His...

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South Africa Parliament: Suspect Charged in Fire to...

A 49-year-old man is facing charges of arson and theft in the blaze, which started Sunday and heavily damaged legislative buildings...

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Richard Leakey, Kenyan Fossil Hunter and Conservationist,...

His discoveries of ancient human skulls and skeletons, including the famed “Turkana Boy,” helped cement Africa’s standing as the cradle...

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Pressure Mounts on Tunisia’s President to Salvage...

When President Kais Saied seized power in July, he vowed to rescue the failing economy. Tunisians are still waiting for him to fulfill...

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South Africa Parliament Is 'Gutted' by Large Fire

Officials warned that the damage to the buildings would be extensive. A man was arrested on Sunday morning inside the parliamentary...

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