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I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence of the Transitional Government of the Central African Republic, political parties, civil society groups, and religious leaders.
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The Greater Indian Ocean is the maritime organizing principle of geopolitics, uniting the entire arc of Islam , East Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
Rape survivor Angeline Mwarusena. Reparations, both monetary and non-monetary, can provide emotional, psychological, physical, and economic relief for the pain, humiliation, trauma, and violence that sexual violence survivors have endured, according to Physicians for Human Rights.
The UN has documented almost 4,200 cases of recruitment of boys and girls by both government and rebel forces between 2010 and 2013.
If your company manufactures consumer electronics, avionics, or any product incorporating even trace amounts of gold, coltan, cassiterite, or wolframite- including their derivatives, tantalum, tin, and tungsten-you may need to ask how well you know your conflict minerals story.
"The quality of the ore at Namoya is not in question. The metallurgy and grade are as expected," commented Banro board chairman Richard Brissenden.
The signing on Wednesday comes after heavy pressure from regional mediators and only one day after the Seleka Muslim rebels failed to show up for the second day of talks.
On Tuesday, after a rocket struck about a mile from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, the FAA prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from the airport for up to 24 hours.
"The rebels attacked our camp. We had to make a run for it. The government troops who were supposed to be guarding us ran too.
Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.
The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)
Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)
Unidentified gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.
Cindy Nichol hugs her son, not yet two-year-old Christopher, on the last day they were together in December 2013 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Peace talks between Central Africa's sectarian rivals were suspended Tuesday after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:32 am
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