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Court convicts Hissene Habre for human rights abuse against thousands

Court convicts Hissene Habre for human rights abuse against thousands

An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of Hissene Habre, former Chad president, on war crimes charges. The court also ruled on Thursday that millions of dollars of compensation awarded to more than 4,000 victims would be managed by a trust fund. The trial against Habre began in July 2015, though victims and survivors […]

U.S. And Uganda’s End of Joseph Kony Hunt Breeds Frustration and Fear

U.S. And Uganda’s End of Joseph Kony Hunt Breeds Frustration and Fear

Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord’s Resistance Army. But calling off the…

African leaders must address problems hindering development of Africa’s natural resources

African leaders must address problems hindering development of Africa’s natural resources

This year’s Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, which will take place on April 22 and 23, will focus on natural resources governance in Africa.…

Yahya Jammeh reign of terror: Gambian wife’s anguish over missing husband

Yahya Jammeh reign of terror: Gambian wife’s anguish over missing husband

There were high expectations when The Gambia’s President Adama Barrow took over from long-time leader Yahya Jammeh. But three months since his inauguration, the BBC’s…

Congo protests fall flat as opposition to President Joseph Kabila sputters

Congo protests fall flat as opposition to President Joseph Kabila sputters

Opposition calls for mass protests against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila fell flat on Monday when only a handful of people showed up,…

Filipino Catholics crucify themselves in gruesome Easter reenactment

Filipino Catholics crucify themselves in gruesome Easter reenactment

As Christians around the world celebrate Easter, several devout believers in the Philippines are taking it a step…

New Army Commander Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale Escapes Mogadishu Blast

New Army Commander Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale Escapes Mogadishu Blast

The new Commander of the Somali National Army (SNA) Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale escaped a car bomb explosion…

Al-Shabaab Dismisses Somali President Faramajo War Declaration

Al-Shabaab Dismisses Somali President Faramajo War Declaration

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab has dismissed President Mohamed Abdullahi Faramajo’s declaration of war. The response was carried…

How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience

How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience

Tens of millions of black Africans were forcibly removed from their homelands from the 16th century to the…

India declares no mercy to slaughter of cows, perpetrators face life imprisonment

India declares no mercy to slaughter of cows, perpetrators face life imprisonment

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from…

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