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Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11
July 4, 2019
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — At least 11 people were killed in clashes with Sudan’s security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule, Sudanese activists said Monday. ... read more »
US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought
June 20, 2019
The United States and Iran said Tuesday they were not seeking war with each other as tensions simmered between the two in the Persian Gulf and President Donald Trump vowed the U.S. would respond to any attack. ... read more »
Former President of Egypt Dies On the Stand in Contentious Hearing
June 18, 2019
Egyptian ex-president Mohammed Morsi, persecuted by the current military regime according to rights activists, collapsed on the stand and died after giving testimony in his trial, it was reported on state TV. Morsi, 67, had been speaking from the glass “cage” where he was confined during sessions. He warned of “many secrets” he could reveal, when suddenly he collapsed. ... read more »
“The Workers Cup”-Modern Slavery in Qatar
June 14, 2018
Director Adam Sobel is passionate and in his documentary, "The Workers Cup," he puts his heart on his sleeve.  He cares.  In a turn of events that he never imagined, he took a job (2010) in Qatar and moved with his significant other, now his wife, and there, so far from home, his life changed, a lot. ... read more »
President Kenyatta Retakes Seat By Wide Margin As Loser Cries ‘Foul’
August 15, 2017
Then there was candidate Simon Muturi, 24, who campaigned on his bicycle, and John Paul Mwirigi, 23, who campaigned on foot and defeated the ruling party’s candidate. ... read more »
Kenyan Elections Jarred By Torture Murder Of Election Official
August 1, 2017
Msando, who had a key role developing a new electronic ballot and voter registration system at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, had been missing for three days. ... read more »
Could U.S Funding Cuts Reverse African Progress On Hiv?
August 1, 2017
Swaziland – the country with the world’s largest HIV prevalence – is showing signs of getting the epidemic under control, as more people access treatment and become virally suppressed. ... read more »
Civil War Blamed for Starvation and Famine Looming in South Sudan
February 23, 2017
They’ve lost their livestock, even their farming tools. ... read more »
Soccer Star Weeps Over Racist Jeers in Serbian Stadium
February 23, 2017
Just months after an anti-racism taskforce was disbanded by order of the soccer federation FIFA. ... read more »
African Refugees Look North to Canada as U.S. Deportations Rise
February 23, 2017
A record number of people seeking refugee status have been pouring over the Canada-U.S. border as the U.S. looks to tighten its policies on refugees and illegal immigrants. ... read more »
Tension Mounts As Kenyan Doctors Jailed In Labor Dispute
February 16, 2017
Corruption is a big part of the problem. ... read more »
Radio Still A Dynamic Medium In 21st Century, Says U.N. On World Radio Day
February 15, 2017
Radio informs us and transforms us, through entertainment, information and audience participation.    ... read more »
Media Under The Gun For Reporting Actual Facts
February 15, 2017
His statement came after elite forces became the latest troops to strike over unpaid bonuses in recent weeks, firing their weapons into the air in the army barracks town of Adiake. ... read more »
New Somali President Boosts Hopes For Long-Awaited Stability
February 15, 2017
Farmajo, 55, is known for his anti-corruption work during eight months he served as prime minister six years ago. ... read more »
TROUBLE AHEAD FOR NIGERIA AS OIL PROFITS PLUMMET
February 10, 2016
Tumbling oil prices have been a gift to some but they’ve blown a huge hole in Nigeria’s balance sheet which some fear may set the once promising African economy into a tail spin. What could be worse than finding you have a trillion dollar budget gap and an insurgent group that threatens to hit whatever oil wells remain? ... read more »
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