Africa

Influx of Chinese investors angers Madagascans

Influx of Chinese investors angers Madagascans

SOAMAHAMANINA (Madagascar) — The mine had not yet opened, but Madagascans were already seething with rage and the Chinese management finally quit Soamahamanina, leaving behind...

Gambia ready to vote — with marbles

Gambia ready to vote — with marbles

BANJUL (Gambia) — The African nation of Gambia showcased Monday (Nov 28) its homegrown solution to the problem of fraud and illiteracy at the ballot box: voting with marbles.

Cape Town's gay mosque provides rare haven

Cape Town's gay mosque provides rare haven

CAPE TOWN — Friday prayers at the People's Mosque in Cape Town looks like any other around the Islamic world, except in this South African city the imam is openly gay and the...