NAIROBI, KENYA - Human Rights Watch says Kenyan security agencies have abused and evicted people in Mau forest in an unlawful manner. The rights group said nine people have died, including two …Read More
KHARTOUM - A team of French diggers has restored three Sudanese artifacts, including a 3,500-year-old wall relief, and it handed them to the African country's national museum Thursday, a French archaeologist said. …Read More
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats and continue to protest what they say are widespread unbearable rights violations …Read More
GABORONE, BOTSWANA - The first group of more than 800 Namibian refugees was deported Tuesday from Botswana, after resisting calls for voluntary repatriation. The refugees fled their home country in 1999, following …Read More
KHARTOUM - France's foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan's transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help Sudan rebuild relations with international lenders …Read More
HARARE - A young Zimbabwean doctor who led a recent doctors' strike over poor government salaries disappeared Saturday, in a move his colleagues say is an overt warning to all public-sector doctors …Read More
ABUJA - It's unprecedented.
Thousands of Nigerians have joined a lawsuit seeking to block members of the Senate from using public money to buy luxury cars. The suit was initiated by rights …Read More
DAR ES SALAAM - A Tanzanian journalist arrested in July after criticizing the president in print appeared in court Thursday, looking weak and having trouble walking.
Prospects for Erick Kabendera's release were …Read More