Rwandan Genocide Survivor Denise Uwimana Made It Her Mission to Help Widows and Orphans...

It has been 25 years since the Rwandan genocide, when Hutu extremists murdered at least 800,000 Tutsis over the course of 100 days. Women,...

While Sudan Tortures and Kills Its People the U.S. Offers to Normalize Relations

Khartoum, Sudan – As the Trump administration holds talks on whether to normalize relations with Sudan, a CNN investigation has found evidence that the north...
From left to right, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, Rwanda's First Lady Jeannette Kagame, and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, Sunday, April 7, 2019. Rwanda is commemorating the 25th anniversary of when the country descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Rwanda Somberly Marks the Start of Genocide 25 Years Ago

Rwanda on Sunday somberly commemorated the start, 25 years ago, of its genocide in which some 800,000 people were killed, as the country continues...
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the funeral of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In a report issued Tuesday, March 27, 2019, New York-based Human Rights Watch described al-Bashir as a "fugitive from international justice" because he is wanted by the International Criminal Court for charges of genocide linked to the Darfur conflict. The rights group urged Tunisia to either "bar or arrest" Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if he tries to attend an Arab League summit this weekend. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

Largest Number of Protesters in Months Turns Out in Sudan

Tens of thousands of protesters joined in fresh anti-government marches across Sudan on Saturday in what organizers said was one of the largest turnouts...
In this Friday March 22, 2019 image, groups of young people roam the streets picking up bottles and other detritus after Algeria's weekly pro-democracy protests, in a powerful demonstration of the movement's peaceful, hopeful spirit. (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)

Algeria’s Tidy Revolutionaries: Teams Clean Up Streets After Mass Protests

Here’s one way Algeria’s protest movement is unlike any other: After massive pro-democracy demonstrations every week, the protesters themselves roam the streets picking up...
Aid groups in matching shirts are seen in the courtyard as they prepare for the day at a Farmhouse in Matarara about 280 kilometres west of Beira, Mozambique, in this Thursday, April, 4, 2019 photo. It began with a man who wanted to see how his neighbours had weathered a deadly cyclone and now has turned into an extraordinary grassroots relief operation in rural Mozambique. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Mango Farmer Turns his House Into Extraordinary Grassroots Relief Operation in Mozambique, Helps Thousands

It began with a farmer who wanted to see how his neighbors had weathered a deadly cyclone. It has turned into an extraordinary grassroots...
In this photo taken Thursday, April 4, 2019, genocide survivor Laurencia Mukalemera, left, a Tutsi, is offered a cup of water by Tasian Nkundiye, right, a Hutu who murdered her husband and spent eight years in prison for the killing and other crimes, before being interviewed at Nkundiye's home in the reconciliation village of Mbyo, near Nyamata, in Rwanda. Twenty-five years after the genocide the country has six "reconciliation villages" where convicted perpetrators who have been released from prison after publicly apologizing for their crimes live side by side with genocide survivors who have professed forgiveness. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

25 Years After Rwanda Genocide, Survivors Forgive Killers

Twenty-five years ago, Tasian Nkundiye murdered his neighbor with a machete. The 43-year-old Hutu and a few other men from his Rwandan village chopped the...
FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines flight encountered problems with their new Boeing jetliner from nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off. Ethiopian authorities issued a preliminary report Thursday, April 4, 2019, on the March 10 crash. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)

Gone in 6 Minutes: An Ethiopian Airlines Jet’s Final Journey

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, the pilots of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302...

Kenyan Officials Try to Dispel Christian Fears That New ID Is the Mark of...

In Kenyan churches, the Antichrist is a frequent sermon subject, one that often serves to feed controversial end-time conspiracy theories. Those fears of the apocalyptic...

California Grandmother Kidnapped in Uganda by Four Gunmen Who Demand $500,000 Ransom After Her...

The American woman kidnapped from a national park in southwest Uganda by four gunmen in military uniforms, who are now demanding a ransom of...
FILE - In this Wednesday March 13, 2019 file photo, a grieving relative who lost his wife in the plane crash is helped by a member of security forces and others near Bishoftu, in Ethiopia, at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed just after taking off from Addis Ababa on March 10, killing all 157 on board. A preliminary report finds that the crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed last month performed all the procedures recommended by Boeing but could not control the plane. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)

Preliminary Report in Ethiopia Plane Crash States Crew Followed All of Boeing’s Recommended Procedures

The pilots of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet followed all of Boeing’s recommended procedures when the plane started to nose dive but still couldn’t...

Ivanka Trump Plans Trip to Africa to Promote Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative

White House adviser Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Africa to promote a global women’s initiative she’s leading. President Donald Trump’s daughter will visit...
FILE - In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sits in a wheelchair after taking oath as President, in Algiers. Algeria's powerful army chief said Tuesday March 26, 2019 that he wants to trigger the constitutional process that would declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office, after more than a month of mass protests against the ailing leader's long rule. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub, File)

Algeria’s President Cedes to Protests, Will Step Down by April 28

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his fourth term ends on April 28, his office said Monday, as the ailing leader capitulated...
A woman fetches water from an unprotected source in Beira, Mozambique, Sunday, March, 31, 2019. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said. So far no cholera deaths have been confirmed, the report said. Another Lusa report said the death toll in central Mozambique from the cyclone that hit on March 14 had inched up to 501. Authorities have warned the toll is highly preliminary as flood waters recede and reveal more bodies. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Mozambique Rushes to Contain Cholera Outbreak With Over 1,000 Cases Already Confirmed

Mozambican and international health workers raced on Monday to contain the outbreak of cholera in the cyclone-hit city of Beira and surrounding areas, where...
Chinese doctors spray chemicals to prevent the spread of cholera at a camp for displaced survivors of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique, Sunday, March, 31, 2019. Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said. So far no cholera deaths have been confirmed, the report said. Another Lusa report said the death toll in central Mozambique from the cyclone that hit on March 14 had inched up to 501. Authorities have warned the toll is highly preliminary as flood waters recede and reveal more bodies. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

International Aid Arrives to Help Mozambique Fight Cholera Outbreak

As Mozambique battles to control a fast-spreading cholera outbreak in the cyclone-hit central city of Beira, international assistance is arriving. The number of cholera cases...

Christian Woman Raped & Killed as Muslims Attack Two Villages in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked two predominantly Christian villages in north-central Nigeria after beating, raping and killing a 19-year-old Christian woman...
Community members assist a doctor carrying boxes with medical supplies as he runs towards the South African Defence Forces helicopter after assisting a community affected by a cyclone near Beira, Mozambique, Thursday, March 28, 2019. The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, Mozambican authorities announced on Wednesday, raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds of thousands of people sheltering in increasingly squalid conditions. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Nearly 150 Cholera Cases in Mozambique a Day After Outbreak

Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were...

African Nuns Create Social Enterprise Startups to Help Communities

Sister Christine Imbali of the Assumption Sisters of Eldoret, in western Kenya, has been working to help low-income women and families end their reliance...
Pope Francis leaves at the end of his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis to Visit 3 African Nations — Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius — in...

Pope Francis will visit the African countries of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius in early September, the Vatican announced on Wednesday. The Vatican said that during...
FILE - In this Monday March 25, 2019 file photo a young boy sits on a fallen tree outside a school in Beira, Mozambique. Beira's mayor Davis, Simango dreamed about protecting his people from climate change with much of the city being below sea level on a coastline that experts call one of the world's most vulnerable to global warming's rising waters. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

Mozambique Prepared for Rising Sea Levels Due to Climate Change — Then ‘God Brought...

Long before Cyclone Idai roared in and tore apart Mozambique’s seaside city of Beira, the mayor dreamed of protecting his people from climate change It...