Monday, September 24, 2018

UN says 7 aid workers have died in Somalia this year

Seven humanitarian workers have died so far this year and another 10 have been injured in Somalia, the UN top relief official in the...

Iraq: Chilling Accounts of Torture, Deaths

Investigate Abuse During Interrogations in Mosul Two former detainees and the father of a man who died in detention have provided details of ill-treatment, torture,...

Ethiopia: Probe Years of Abuse in Somali Region

Redress and Accountability Needed for Crimes The government of Ethiopia should commit to an in-depth, independent fact-finding mission into many years of rights abuses and...

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...
Palestine Guterres

Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...

Kenya: “Put up and shut up”: polygamy breeds poverty for Kenyan women and children

The 38-year-old Kenyan housewife, who married at 17 with no education or skills, had to share her home and husband with a woman almost...
Ethiopia Reforms, human rights

Ethiopia Violence A Concern Despite Reform Promises

Government Should Address Killings in Somali and Oromia Regions Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has electrified his country with a range of reforms since...

As forgiveness sweeps Ethiopia, some wonder about justice

Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No-one knows how many were tortured. But some of...

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Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...