Laurent Desire Kabila Killed in the Marble Palace  20 Years Ago Today

President Laurent Desire Kabila was killed on January 16, 2001. After several days of stonewalling, the death was confirmed, and Joseph Kabila was announced...

United Nations calls for safe passage of humanitarian aid to the Tigray Region

The United Nations called on Friday on all parties to allow the immediate and safe passage of humanitarian personnel and supplies to the Tigray...

Ugandans choose Between Veteran Rebel leader and Reggae Pop Star Lawmaker

About 17.7 million Ugandans registered voters turned out in force on Thursday to vote in an election pitting long-time leader Yoweri Museveni against popular...

UN concerned about the developing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa

The United Nations is warning of a full-scale humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia and neighboring areas. “Even before the current hostilities, nearly a million people...

Rwandan Félicien Kabuga appears before UN Court in the Hague

A Rwandan businessman wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity, Felicien Kabuga appeared on Wednesday before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism)...

Joe Biden wins US Election 2020 in a deeply divided Nation

Democrat Joe Biden was elected U.S. President on Saturday, with the counting of votes in a handful of battleground states ongoing thanks to a...

Ethiopia declares the State of Emergency amid heavy fighting in Tigray

The federal government in Ethiopia had declared a six-month state of emergency in Tigray following clashes between security forces of the  Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF),...

Malian Women are Standing on the Ramparts for a Successful Transition

September 22, 2020, it is a historic and memorable day for Mali which celebrates 60 years of its independence. I join all Malians from...

Ivory Coast President Ouattara Can Run for Third Term

Ivory Coast's Constitutional Council on Monday (September 14) ruled that President Alassane Ouattara is eligible to run for a third term in the Oct....

South African human rights lawyer George Bizos dies at 92

South African lawyer George Bizos, who defended Nelson Mandela in many of his trials during the anti-apartheid struggle and helped win his release from...

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