Libyan Human Rights Activist Assassinated

Updated: Fri 27 Jun, 03:59 am

Salwa Bougaighis, a prominent human rights lawyer, was attacked and killed by five masked men carrying guns and knives when they stormed the compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi. read more »

Widows Go Nude for Liberia Army Benefits

Updated: Thu 5 Jun, 07:46 am

Widows of dead and former soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia went half naked on the grounds of the Capitol building to demand their husbands' benefits. read more »

Nigeria: Dozens Escape Boko Haram's Clutches

Updated: Tue 8 Jul, 03:36 am

At least 60 women and girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria in June have escaped their captors, according to reports from witnesses and security officials. read more »