Rights Groups Condemn Rwandan Court Conviction of Paul Rusesabagina

Rights groups in Africa have condemned the Rwandan High Court’s sentencing of Paul Rusesabagina, made famous in the Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda, to 25 years in prison. The court on Monday found Rusesabagina and 20 other suspects guilty of terrorism. Ru…

Nine Chad Villagers Killed in Jihadist Assault

Nine people have died in an attack on a village in the Lake Chad area that is plagued by violence led by jihadist groups, a local governor and an NGO said Tuesday.The region borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon, and fighters from Boko Haram and a rival …

HRW: Kenya Has Failed to Protect Women, Girls From Abuse During Pandemic

A prominent human rights group has accused Kenya’s government of failing to adopt preventive measures to protect women and girls during pandemic lockdowns and curfews. Human Rights Watch says the government failed to ensure access to health, economic, …

HRW: Kenya Has Failed to Protect Women, Girls From Abuse During Pandemic

A prominent human rights group has accused Kenya’s government of failing to adopt preventive measures to protect women and girls during pandemic lockdowns and curfews. Human Rights Watch says the government failed to ensure access to health, economic, …

US: Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions by Ending Conflict

The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in need of assistance…

US: Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions by Ending Conflict

The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in need of assistance…