Angolan Security Forces Accused of Killing at Least 7 While Enforcing COVID-19 Restrictions

Amnesty International and the Angolan human rights group OMUNGA are accusing security forces of killing at least seven people while implementing COVID-19 restrictions in the southern African country. On Tuesday, the two rights groups called for complete, transparent investigations into the deaths of at least seven young men and boys between May and July. The […]

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Southern Kaduna Villagers Stand Up to Security Threats, Killings

After a spate of killings in Nigeria’s Southern Kaduna state, Christian residents upset with a lack of security in their villages began standing up to Muslim attackers by establishing their own patrols. The lightly trained guards, armed with whistles and sticks, staff strategic spots to keep watch and announce any unusual movements in their communities. […]

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In Major Milestone, Africa Now Polio-Free

All of Africa has reached a very important milestone. The World Health Organization has declared that the entire continent is now free of the wild poliovirus.  This comes after four years without a single case.   With this historic milestone, five of the six WHO regions – representing over 90% of the world’s population – […]

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