Africa

Nigeria has seen several such attacks and kidnappings in recent years.
Armed groups in the region are known to kidnap people for money and for the release of their members from jail.
The U.N. finds Trump endorsed a strongman in Libya four days after Prince made a pitch to the militia boss for an $80 million mercenary op, the N.Y. Times reports.
The animal put up a heroic fight to survive in South Africa -- yet nature had other plans.
Witnesses are sharing stories about a potential massacre at Axum's Church of St. Mary of Zion that left hundreds dead in November.
Scientists discovered a new version of the virus in South Africa that’s more contagious and less susceptible to certain treatments.
J&J said within a week, it will file an application for emergency use in the U.S., and then abroad.
Though promising, the results raise concerns about vaccines’ power as the coronavirus continues to mutate.
Other variants first reported in the United Kingdom and Brazil were previously confirmed in the U.S
The president will also restrict travel from South Africa in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.