Ivanka Trump Announces $2M for Women in Ivory Coast Cocoa Industry

ADZOPE, IVORY COAST U.S. President Donald’s Trump’s daughter and senior White House adviser, Ivanka Trump, has announced a $2 million commitment to help women in Ivory Coast’s cocoa industry.

Speaking at Cayat, a cocoa cooperative …

150 Reported Missing After Boat Sinks on Lake Kivu

KINSHASA Congo’s president says 150 people are reported missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the country’s east.

The motorized boat was headed toward the commercial hub of Goma when it sank Monday …

Concern Rises for Refugees, Migrants Detained in Tripoli

GENEVA United Nations aid agencies are expressing deep concern for the safety of civilians in Tripoli as fighting moves closer from the outskirts to the center of the Libyan capital. Troops fighting for renegade general …

Ivanka Trump Carries Mission of Female Empowerment to Ivory Coast

U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House advisor, Ivanka, is heading to the Ivory Coast to continue her four-day trip aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women in the West African region.

Ivanka Trump, …

Algeria Top Official Quits as Students Keep Up Protest

ALGIERS In yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the controversial head of the country’s constitutional council quit Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters.

Tayeb Belaiz’s resignation …

Aid, Health Workers Race to Help Mozambique Cyclone Victims

International aid agencies and government forces are racing against time to help the hundreds of thousands affected by Cyclone Idai.

The storm, which hit on March 14, has killed nearly 1,000 people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe …

US Confirms Airstrike Kills Deputy Leader of IS Militants in Somalia

PENTAGON The U.S. military confirmed Monday that it carried out an airstrike that killed the deputy leader of Islamic State militants in Somalia.

U.S. Africa Command said Sunday’s airstrike near the village of Xiriiro in …