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New African Art Museum Aims to Provoke, Question

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA The new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is, in a word, ambitious.

The museum opens its doors Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The building is itself a work of art, a century-old grain silo on Cape Town's historic

Security Council Imposes Sanctions on Those Derailing Mali Peace Process, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2374 (2017)

Members Authorize New Committee, Panel of Experts to Review Alleged ViolationsTargeting actors derailing the peace process in Mali, the Security Council decided unanimously today to impose sanctions and create a new committee and panel of experts to ex...

On first visit to Somalia since elections, UN political chief lauds progress

The head of the United Nations political office visited Somalia this week, where he praised the real forward momentum in the country's political development, and reiterated UN support as the Horn of Africa country tackles its challenges, such as

Flow of refugees, migrants to Europe slows but sea journey remains deadly – UN

Fewer refugees and migrants arrived in Europe in the first half of this year, but the likelihood of dying among people seeking to reach Europe is still alarmingly high, the United Nations refugee agency today reported, calling for renewed


CAPE TOWN, The average water level at the six major dams supplying water to the Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality in South Africa's Western Cape Province, has shown a nearly 1.5 per cent increase to 31 per cent but the provincial

Somalia Forces Capture Key al-Shabab Town of Bariire

African Union and Somali government forces have captured the town of Bariire, a strategic militant base in the south of the country, officials and witnesses said Saturday.

Commanders said the Islamist al-Shabab group fled following heavy fighting outside the town in