In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2013
The leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s LIberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met on Friday with Ethiopian prime minister and current chair of the IGAD executive council, Hailemariam Desalegn, to discuss to discuss a peaceful settlement to the armed conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile st...
Nov 16th, 2012
By Adeeb Yousif The Darfur conflict and genocide of nine years has been was widely publicized: the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians, widespread sexual assaults, and the displacement of millions from their homes to camps with limited humanitarian services and poor security. But th...
Aug 13th, 2012
UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and charged with treason, an offence that carries a death penalty in Zambian law. Mr. Hichilema was arrested this morning when he appeared at Police headqauters for questioning. The UPND leader is currently detained at Woodlands police station since th...
Nov 2nd, 2011
Khartoum – Sudanese officials say government forces have repelled a large rebel attack in South Kordufan state, an oil-producing region along the border with newly independent South Sudan. The state’s governor, Hamed Haroon, said government forces killed more than 100 rebels in the fighti...