Africa

Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid

Mauritania is one of the few countries in the world where forms of slavery still exist today that look exactly as they did a hundred...

 

Gambia's President Jammeh

To help raise awareness and build international pressure, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights has released a briefing paper that...

Archbishop Luwum -- murdered by Gen. Amin

GULU, Uganda--Ugandans have set 16th February 2015 as the day when they will converge at Wii Gweng,...

(GIN) – As Equatorial Guinea, host of the closely watched Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament, tries to keep all eyes on the ball, security forces have been rounding up protestors distributing...

(GIN) – The U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) is calling on multilateral institutions and governments to cancel the debts of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, to give them “breathing...

(GIN) – As if things could hardly be worse, a bomb was detonated this week within a hair of striking President Goodluck Jonathan who had just appeared at a campaign rally in northern Nigeria....

U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon rejects Kutesa's homophobic comments

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has distanced himself from...

News outlets have been praising Loretta Lynch's credentials as a former Special Counsel to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda (ICTR); Bloomberg News heralded the...
KPFA Radio News report, broadcast 01.26.2015

KPFA Weekend News Anchor David Rosenberg: A widely feared and anticipated military attack by UN...

Jan. 27 (GIN) – It’s election time in nearly a dozen African countries and the wish of some leaders to fiddle with the constitution and have a forbidden third term in office is sending tremors...

Jan. 27 (GIN) - U.S. Army Special Forces, America’s highly-trained operatives in unconventional warfare, direct action, reconnaissance and counter-terrorism, are preparing for one of their biggest...

Shove it: Kutesa, the homophobic President of UN General Assembly whose corruption was refered to as "egregious" by former U.S. ambassador

Sam Kutesa, Uganda's...

Jan 19 (GIN) – While the President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, marched in a Paris rally to support the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, anger was rising at home among the country’s...

Jan. 19 (GIN) – Kenyan government officials are rushing to condemn the apparent brutality of police who attempted to disburse a protest of primary school children using tear gas, snarling dogs and...

Jan 19 (GIN) - Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and center in today’s news.

A new report on the topic has come up with...

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