After opening a regional office in South Africa eight years ago, the National Basketball Association is looking to continue engaging with Africa by training promising young people in academies, establishing a pan-African league, and hosting games in Africa.
Kenya's 2010 constitution states that no more than two-thirds of any elected body can be of the same gender, but women hold only 22 percent of seats in the lower house of parliament. To avoid a constitutional crisis, Kenya's lower house is expected to vote on a bill reinforcing the rule Nov. 28.
Female inmates dressed as guards pose for a photo during Nelson Hungria Prison's annual Christmas event for inmates and jail staff in Rio de Janeiro on Dec. 13. Inmates serving time for offenses from burglary to homicide spent weeks decking out their cell blocks with handmade Christmas decorations and planning Bible-related p...
Long marred by military dictatorship and political repression, new reforms in Ethiopia are paving the way for greater political participation of former armed groups and dissidents as the nation rallies behind the vision of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
The social media giant is facing criticism after it's platform was used to spread hate speech in the central African country. As internet use spreads in the developing world, similar misinformation incidents are occurring in Myanmar and Sri Lanka.