The continuing violence, refugee flows, internally displaced persons and the lack of government services is a good reminder of the difficulties of creating a functioning…View More Central African Republic: Continuing Collapse – Local Peace Building Needed By Renee Waldow
A rights group on Wednesday accused the government of South Sudan and its allied militias of carrying out “war crimes” of “staggering brutality” during an…View More Rights group documents fresh South Sudan ‘war crimes’
Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame has released two of his best known political prisoners: Victoire Ingabire, a Hutu political activist, and Kizito Mihigo, a Tutsi gospel…View More Two African Heroes Leave Prison in Rwanda
Credit: Wissm al-Okili/Reuters Shi’ite pilgrims gather at Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine to mark his death anniversary in Baghdad’s Kadhimiya districtt, May 25, 2014. The words…View More What does it mean when someone says they’re Shia or Sunni?
I can’t remember exactly when I first heard about them, but suddenly they were there. Not as a new organisation with a clear leadership, goals…View More Congo-Kinshasa: ‘La Lucha’ – Goma’s Own Brand of Indignados
Since Kenya intervened in Somalia in October 2011, insecurity has spiraled out of control, with attacks (largely targeting Kenyans) becoming commonplace occurrences in Nairobi,…View More To prevent more Mpeketonis Kenya must define Somalia exit plan – By Abdullahi Boru Halakhe
British oil company SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed to end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park. Oil drilling was resolutely opposed by…View More VICTORY FOR VIRUNGA? BRITISH OIL COMPANY AGREES TO END ITS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA’S OLDEST NATIONAL PARK