Africa

Jul. 21 (GIN) – Nigerien activists planning peaceful demonstrations during a recent visit of French President Francois Hollande found themselves in custody after police raided homes including that...

Jul. 21 (GIN) – At an upcoming “Girl Summit” this week in London, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) will speak out against a growing trend of young girls pushed to marry at 14 and then...

Jul. 21 (GIN) - The AIDS activist community shared a moment of silence this week in remembrance of the six leaders in AIDS research who perished last week in an aircraft explosion. Among the dead...

Uganda's Gen. Museveni

[Publisher's Commentary]

Gen. Yoweri Museveni, dictator of 28 years and Uganda's head homophobe will be in...

Chairperson of the AU Commission Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma sees peace and security as paramount

[Commentary On Development Issues]

The...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

Nairobi, July 17, 2014-An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with...

People take shelter under the "dero" from sun heat. Here a woman is shown with her plantains (bananas).

[The Food Movement: Land Ownership In Africa]...

Gen. Sejusa

Just a week after calling for a debate on the use of force to end nearly 30 years of President Yoweri Museveni’s presidency, Gen....

Jul. 14 (GIN) – A Pakistani teen who survived certain death from a terrorist’s gunshot to her face has met with the mothers of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by elements of the group Boko Haram....

Jul. 14 (GIN) – A contentious debate will take place this week in England’s House of Lords on a subject close to the heart of Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, now an outspoken...

Jul. 14 (GIN) – Survivors of the Nigerian civil war that raged for 3 years and whose horror was captured in unforgettable photographic images that shocked the world have renewed their demand for...

Gen. Sejusa--file photo

LONDON--An exiled senior Ugandan army officer has called for a debate among Ugandans for an armed resistance to bring to...

Barbara Allimadi

Even though she is my younger sister, when I finally grow up, I hope to one day to be like Barbara Allimadi, a true soldier for human rights in...

[Global Food Movement]

farmer Olowale at Songhai

Organic farmer, scientist, and writer, Ruby Olisemeka recently interviewed a young...

Jul. 7 (GIN) – A Philadelphia church is calling the outpouring of support for the Liberian community “overwhelming” in light of the deaths of three 4 year olds and an infant during a fast-moving...

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