Researchers report elephants are rapidly evolving to not have tusks, and they believe they know why.
The World Health Organization said that with more than 580,000, the U.S. had the largest number of new cases.
"I was afraid because it was plenty, and so I brought it home and gave it to my aunty to keep until the owner could ask for it," the Liberian teenager said.
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported over 8 million COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started, but many other cases are undetected.
The International Court of Justice sided with Somalia in a dispute over territory potentially rich in oil and gas in the Indian Ocean.
Anti-poaching team member Clever Kapandura was described as a "kind, dedicated, passionate, and well-respected member of the Victoria Falls community."
School meals give children energy to learn. It is only through education that any country can advance.
"We expect many more African children to be protected from malaria and grow into healthy adults," said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's Africa director.
U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the U.N. policy on "persona non grata" only applies to states, and therefore does not apply to U.N. personnel.
Morocco's trying to seek "the necessary balance between facilitating the movement of people...and combating clandestine immigration," its foreign minister said.
"It is an indictment on humanity that more than 82 percent of the world's vaccine doses have been acquired by wealthy countries," South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The decline in the COVID-19 fatality rate in vaccinated populations is evidence of the efficacy of vaccines.
Officials from South Africa's national parks agency said that the African penguins and honeybees have typically been able to coexist in the area.
"This is a moral indictment of the state of our world," the secretary-general said. "We passed the science test. But we are getting an F in ethics."
French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Twitter that Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi had been killed by French forces, calling it a "major victory."
The elephant was shot dead following the incident, and people have been urged not to get close to the animals in the Zimbabwe park.
Even though improvements in democracy and security are clearly very far from continent-wide—where they are undeniable, they should steadily challenge perceptions that Africa and Africans are merely recipients of aid, lacking in agency.
U.S. health officials announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging Delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.
We have to refrain from implementing a cookie-cutter approach.
Boko Haram's 12 years of gruesome activity demonstrates that just as the journey to radicalization was a long, meticulous process, so must be the efforts to counter it.
Salonga National Park has been on the danger list since 1999, but has now been taken off following important conservation improvements.
Looking at both where and when attacks against houses of worship and religious communities have happened in the past in west and central Africa is critical to making this year different than the last.
Nelson Mandela and his generation bequeathed us the blueprint for a future in which South Africa belongs to all who live in it, with equal and equitable access to all its wealth for the benefit of all. It is incumbent upon us to start building South Africa 2.0, a generation later.