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  • Juba Clamps Down On Media Over Fighting

    IPS

    As rebel forces loyal to South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar declared on Tuesday Apr. 15 that they had captured the key oil town of Bentiu, the government has been... Read more »

  • World Condemns Attack on UN Compound

    VOA

    The United States and United Nations Security Council added their voices to the chorus of international condemnation of this week's deadly attack on the U.N. Mission in South Sudan... Read more »

  • Mugabe Attacks 'Homosexual Nonsense'

    New Zimbabwe

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe Friday threatened to expel foreign diplomats who try to promote gay rights in his country. Read more »

  • Africa, World Fail to Prevent Atrocities [column]

    AI London

    It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic... Read more »

  • Dozens Die in Cattle Raid

    Sudan Tribune

    At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. Read more »

  • Kenyans' Long Wait for Justice

    Deutsche Welle

    The trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta at the World Criminal Court is threatening to collapse due to lack of evidence. Survivors of the 2007 post-election violence fear they will... Read more »

  • Malawi - Village Chiefs Unknowingly Sleep With Sex Workers

    Key Correspondents

    Some chiefs in Rumphi district in northern Malawi risk contracting HIV because they unknowingly sleep with hired sex workers during chief installation ceremonies. Read more »

  • Unjustified Criminal Proceedings Against Three Journalists [press release]

    RSF

    Reporters Without Borders is worried by the criminal proceedings that the CAR authorities have initiated against three journalists and urges the media and the transitional... Read more »

  • After 34 Years of Mugabe - From Darling to Despot, and From Hope to Hunger

    ThinkAfricaPress

    Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is living proof that power corrupts, and that a cult of personality can devastate a country otherwise brimming with potential. Read more »

  • Newspaper Proliferation Dilutes Press Freedom

    NEWS

    A former news editor of The News newspaper Philip Moore, Jr., says the proliferation of newspapers in Liberia dilutes press freedom. Read more »

  • The NHRC Verdict Over Apo Killings

    Daily Trust

    Contrary to the long standing negative public perception of the judiciary and law enforcement agencies including anti-graft outfits, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)... Read more »

  • Rights Group Frowns on Fresh Ibori's Trial

    This Day

    Accuses FG of selective war against corruption Adibe Emenyonu A human rights group, Niger Delta Alliance for Human Rights, yesterday accused both the British government and... Read more »



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