Category: Africa

Where the N.B.A. Sees Its Future

The league has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to cultivate an immense potential fan base in Africa and develop future stars...

South Africa Moves Closer to Electing a Leader, bu...

Parliament was expected to elect President Cyril Ramaphosa to a second term. But his A.N.C. party is weakened, and he faces challe...

Why a 3-Legged Lion and His Brother Swam Across a ...

Researchers say the nearly mile-long swim was the longest by big cats ever recorded.

Malawi’s Vice President, Saulos Chilima, Is Killed...

After an overnight search, rescuers found the wreckage of the military aircraft that had been carrying Saulos Chilima and nine oth...

Search for Malawi Vice President’s Missing Plane E...

The authorities lost contact on Monday with the military aircraft carrying Saulos Chilima and nine others.

South Africa’s President Announces Intent to Form ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s party, the African National Congress, is seeking a broad alliance after it failed to win enough seats ...

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love South African Ja...

The country has a rich, original relationship to jazz, with American techniques layered into regional traditions and rhythms. Expl...

Jacob Zuma Gets His Revenge on South African Party...

A new party led by Mr. Zuma, a former president forced out over corruption allegations, helped ensure that the African National Co...

The Nigerian Filmmaker Daniel Oriahi Seeks to Elev...

The director Daniel Oriahi is capturing the audience’s attention with his latest film, “The Weekend,” which will premiere at the T...

He’s Obsessed With Sports and Politics. His Novels...

Joseph O’Neill’s fiction incorporates his real-world interests in ways that can surprise even him. His latest novel, “Godwin,” is ...

South Africans Turn Away from ANC in Early Electio...

As votes trickled in, the power and influence of the African National Congress, which has led the country for 30 years, appeared t...

Delays and Allegations Complicate the Dakar Bienna...

Artists are struggling on with side exhibitions despite the postponement of the official biennale in Dakar, Senegal, and the disap...