Many people have been remembering Nelson Mandela's life and ideas. Mr. Mandela led South Africa after spending 27 years in jail. He would have been 100 yesterday.
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Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to end their 20 year war and to work together. They will reopen phone lines, roads, and plane service between the two countries.
Algeria is turning off the Internet as students begin to take their final high school tests. The country wants to keep the students from sharing test questions over the Internet.
Baobabs are huge trees that grow mainly in Africa. They can live for thousands of years. Scientist say the largest of these trees are dying, probably because of climate change.
Today is World Day Against Child Labor. 152 million children around the world are forced to work, often in dangerous or unhealthy jobs. Here is a look at some examples.
A recent outbreak of Ebola in Congo is being treated with a new tool - a vaccine. Health workers are hopeful that they can keep Ebola under control.
Countries around the world are having a hard time dealing with water shortages. Here's a look at recent problems in South Africa, Mozambique, and Iran.
The King of Swaziland has changed the name of his country. The new name of the country is eSwatini, which means "land of the Swazi" in the country's own language.
Four countries have chosen presidents in the last week. Here is a look at the presidents of Egypt, Botswana, Costa Rica, and Sierra Leone.
Orange snow has been falling in Russia and other countries in eastern Europe. The strange color of the snow is caused by sand from Africa mixing with snow and rain in the sky.