New Report Blames Separatists in Cameroon for Gross Human Rights Violations

A Human Rights Watch report released Monday says separatists in Cameroon are increasingly brutal in their attacks. Human Rights Watch says separatists have committed murders and have carried out at least 80 abductions since January.According to the rep…

Global Environment Facility approves $18 million to support FAO-led projects in Africa and Latin America

Rome– The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the decision of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to approve three FAO-led projects in five countries, totalling $18 million in funding.The three new projects – in…

UN drug report shines light on cannabis, cocaine and methamphetamine trends

Legalized cannabis use in some countries and states appears to have accelerated daily use and related health impacts, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) revealed in a new report released on Monday.The World Drug Report 2022 also details the envir…

2 Police Officers Killed in North Benin Attack

Two police officers were killed and one wounded in an attack on a police station in northwest Benin on Sunday, police sources said, the latest in a string of deadly assaults in an area affected by a spillover of militant activity in neighboring Burkina…

Survivors Recount Mali’s Deadliest Attack Since Coup

Moussa Tolofidie didn’t think twice when nearly 100 jihadis on motorbikes gathered in his village in central Mali last week.A peace agreement signed last year between some armed groups and the community in the Bankass area had largely held, even if the…

Survivors Recount Mali’s Deadliest Attack Since Coup

Moussa Tolofidie didn’t think twice when nearly 100 jihadis on motorbikes gathered in his village in central Mali last week.A peace agreement signed last year between some armed groups and the community in the Bankass area had largely held, even if the…