UNHRC: DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council despite US opposition

The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading

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Somalia: AU Calls On World for Help, As Death Toll in Somali Blast Soars

The death toll from a truck-bomb blast in Somalia’s capital climbed to 276 people, as the African Union urged greater international backing for the

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Kenya: Police killed over 33 during demo – Amnesty International and HRW

Kenya police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi during demos sparked off by August 8 presidential poll results, Amnesty International and Human Rights

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Tanzania: Maputo Envoy in Court On 300m/ – Theft Charges

A finance  attaché at Tanzania’s High Commission in Maputo, Mozambique, Joyce Moshi, appeared before Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday facing

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Somalia: Security Forces Must Learn From Attack, Do Better

The death toll keeps climbing after Saturday’s massive truck bombing in Mogadishu. By Monday afternoon, the Somali government put the death count at 276

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Somalia: Two Somali-Americans Killed in ‘Somalia’s 9/11’

At least two Somali-Americans were reportedly among the more than 300 people killed in a double truck bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday.

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EAC: In Case N. Sudan Joins the EAC Fold…

The letter which North Sudan wrote to the East African Community, bidding to join the now six-state regional bloc, may soon see Kenya, Rwanda,

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South Africa: Senior DPSA Officials Placed On Precautionary Suspension

Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi in a statement on Sunday announced that the department’s Chief Financial Officer, Masilo Makhura, and Deputy Director

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Nigeria: 100 Nigerian Students Face Deportation in UK Over Debts

No fewer than 100 Nigerian students on scholarship in the United Kingdom universities could be deported home as early as this week except their

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Zimbabwe: Truckers Block Beitbridgebeit bridge Border Post Border Post

There was chaos at Beitbridge Border Post on Saturday after haulage truck drivers blocked the exit gate on the arrivals commercial section in protest

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