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Namibia teenagers out of Olympic 400 over testosterone level

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Two 18-year-old female runners from Namibia won't be allowed to run in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics...

African leaders gather to pay respects to Kenneth Kaunda

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LUSAKA, Zambia — African leaders have gathered with ordinary Zambians to attend a memorial service Friday for Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's founding president and...

Virus infections surging in Africa’s vulnerable rural areas

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ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe — For Pelagia Bvukura, who lives in a rural part of north-central Zimbabwe, COVID-19 had always been a “city disease,” affecting those...

Namibian chief who urged German reparations dies of virus

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WINDHOEK, Namibia — A prominent Namibian traditional leader, Vekuii Rukoro,...

Some Namibian tribal chiefs accept German compensation offer

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WINDHOEK, Namibia — A group of traditional chiefs in Namibia said Thursday they have accepted an offer of compensation by Germany and a recognition...

Germany recognizes colonial killings in Namibia as genocide

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BERLIN — Germany has reached an agreement with Namibia that will see it officially recognize as genocide the colonial-era killings of tens of thousands...

Germany nears accord with Namibia on colonial-era killings

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BERLIN — Germany said Monday it is close to an agreement with Namibia on the killings of tens of thousands of people when Germany...

General: China’s Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

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WASHINGTON — The top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of...

200 years: Remote St. Helena island marks Napoleon’s death

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Getting to the remote South Atlantic island where Napoleon died 200 years ago got even harder during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

FIFA clears 3 former France U21 players to represent Senegal

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ZURICH — Three former France Under-21 players had their international eligibility switched to Senegal by FIFA on Tuesday. ...