Africa

Opening image of the BBC documentary "Rwanda's Untold Story"

A call for truth and justice in the African Great Lakes Region

(Published here for the...

Wole Soyinka weighs in on  Nigeria's "choices"

​What makes our situation especially galling is the fervid intrusion of some opportunistic sanitizers who bear...

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...

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