Zimbabwean Mediator Says Mugabe Was Relieved After Resigning

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe knew it was “the end of the road” days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his...
People go on their morning errands amid the shattered city of Beira, Friday, March 22 2019. Some hundreds of people are dead, many more still missing and with many thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Cara Anna)

Deaths from Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa Could Exceed 1,000 as Need for Aid...

As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. The...

A Weakening Boko Haram Seeks to Increase Cooperation With ISIS

The multinational forces combating Boko Haram’s insurgency have arrested five of the group’s leaders and freed several women and children, Cameroon’s government said Saturday....

Gunmen in Nigeria Kidnap 100 Schoolgirls

More than 100 students of secondary school in Chibok in Borno state abducted, a day after a deadly bombing in Abuja. Heavily armed men have kidnapped...
Women proceed with daily life in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) on the St. Peter Claver Cathedral grounds, in the town of Bangassou, Central African Republic, on Oct. 21, 2017. (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe)

In Central Africa, Christians Open Church Doors to Shelter Muslims Amid Sectarian Violence

BANGUI, Central African Republic (RNS) — Hundreds of Muslims are trapped on the grounds of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern city of...

OBE in South Africa — How Badly it Affected the Education of Children

The OBE (Outcomes Based Education) syllabus was introduced as the main stream syllabus in South Africa in the late 90’s and was only outdone...

Boko Haram Attacks in Urban Areas Expected to Increase in Runup to March 28...

Bomb attacks in Nigerian towns and cities look likely to increase in the run-up to forthcoming elections, despite the military claiming increasing successes against...

President of South Sudan and Rebel Fmr. Vice-President Agree to Complete Talks on Transitional...

Officials say that South Sudan's president and its former vice president have agreed to complete talks on the formation of a transitional national unity...

Rwandan Government Demands Apology from the Vatican for Role in 1994 Genocide

Rwanda’s government has demanded an apology from the Vatican over the Catholic Church’s role in the country’s 1994 genocide, dismissing the recent apology offered...

10 Villagers Beheaded, Including Women and Children, by Islamic Jihadis in Mozambique

Ten people, including women and children, were decapitated in the East African nation of Mozambique by suspected Islamic jihadis, government officials have said. The attack...

Niger Troops Uncover Mass Grave Outside Town Taken from Boko Haram

Troops from Chad and Niger have discovered what appears to be a mass grave outside the northern Nigerian town of Damasak, liberated from the...

Homosexuals Have Been Whipped in Nigerian Court

Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment Thursday in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights...

Boko Haram Atrocities Have Displaced Over 1.4 Million Children

The health of Nigerian children calls for a great concern over Boko Haram-induced violence in the North-east of Nigeria. Whether openly or obliquely involved, children...
An aerial view of Mau Forest, left, and neighboring farms in western Kenya on Oct. 7, 2017. Photo by Patrick Sheperd/CIFOR/Creative Commons

Kenya Church Leaders Divided Over Government’s Move to Save Forest by Evicting 40,000 Settlers

When forest rangers arrived at Mau Forest Complex in June to evict thousands of illegal settlers, frightened villagers started moving out. Villagers sought refuge at...

Where Are the Abducted Nigerian School Girls?

In an interesting piece at Huffington Post’s Black Voices, writer Charlotte Alfred updates the situation on the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by...

John McCain says U.S. Should Send Special Forces to Rescue Nigerian Girls

The hawkish Senator tells The Daily Beast that American forces should#BringBackOurGirls—even if the Nigerian government says no. The United States should send in special forces...

Five Nigerian Men Set Free After Lynching Elderly Christian Woman for ‘Blasphemy’

The five men suspected of having lynched a woman accused of blasphemy in the city of Kano, in northern Nigeria have been acquitted. On...

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...

U.S. Military Officials Arrive in Nigeria to Help Find Missing Girls

U.S. military officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped by Islamist militants,...

Ugandan Court Invalidates Country’s New Anti-Homosexuality Law Over Legal Technicality, but Arrests of Homosexuals...

A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed...