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Rhino horns trafficker sentenced to over 5 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A citizen of Liberia and resident of Uganda was sentenced to over five years in prison Thursday after admitting that he participated in wildlife trafficking that authorities say moved ...

Africa CDC says renaming of monkeypox variants curbs stigma

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The head of Africa's public health agency says he's “really pleased” that the World Health Organization is renaming the strains of the monkeypox disease to remove references to ...

Senior Liberian officials hit with U.S. financial sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. imposed sanctions Monday on three high-ranking Liberian government officials for engaging in alleged public corruption. President George Weah's chief of s...

Ship carrying grain for hungry Ethiopia leaves Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A United Nations-chartered ship loaded with 23,000 metric tons of Ukrainian grain destined for Ethiopia set sail Sunday from a Black Sea port, the first shipment of its kind in a ...

Lille's US winger Tim Weah sidelined with foot injury

LILLE, France (AP) — Lille winger Tim Weah is expected to be sidelined for at least a week after the United States international picked up a foot injury. Weah missed Lille's 1-1 dra...

Nonprofits launch $100M plan to support local health workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 community health workers, who serve as a critical bridge to treatment for people ...

Cameroon becomes a go-to country for foreign fishing vessels

DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Off the coast of West Africa, the Trondheim is a familiar sight: a soccer field-sized ship, plying the waters from Nigeria to Mauritania as it pulls in tons of mackerel and sar...

Cameroon becomes a go-to country for foreign fishing vessels

DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — The Trondheim is a familiar sight off the coast of West Africa -- a soccer field-sized ship, plying the waters from Nigeria to Mauritania as it pulls in tons of mackerel and sa...

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

LOUISIANA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independen...

Mystery plane crash: Were Serbian weapons headed for Ukraine?

Serbian mortars and mines, sold by a mysterious arms dealer and supposedly bound for Bangladesh, then transported by a Ukrainian plane that crashed in Greece — it sounds like the plot of a polit...

Athletics World Championships Results

Thursday Eugene, Ore. Men ...

Athletics World Championships Results

Thursday, July 21 Eugene, Ore. Men's ...

Libya says oil exports resumed after monthslong hiatus

CAIRO (AP) — Libya resumed oil exports Wednesday, ending a hiatus that lasted months. The resumption came after the country restarted production at oil fields following the firing of...

Athletics World Championships Results

Tuesday Eugene, Ore. Men ...

Black Americans living abroad reflect on Juneteenth holiday

BANGKOK (AP) — As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, Black Americans living overseas have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educat...