Rwanda Court's Forgotten Men Pose Challenge to International Justice
Justin Mugenzi was legally cleared of any role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide. But an oversight in the international justice system means he remains a virtual prisoner in a United Nations safe house in the eastern African state of Tanzania.
What's the Worst-Case Scenario if Ebola Can't Be Slowed?
In Liberia, the total number of cases of the Ebola virus is being doubled about every three weeks. Dr. Kevin De Cock, the director of the CDC Center for Global Health, says that unless the outbreak is slowed down, there may be hundreds of thousands of cases by early next year.
Mario Balotelli Allegedly Donates 'Five-Figure Sum' to Manchester Dogs' Home
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is suspected to be behind an anonymous five-figure donation to the Manchester Dogs' home. The generous donation was donated on a JustGiving page set up by the Manchester Evening News in response to the recent tragic fire at the Dogs' home, and many are speculating Balotelli is the one who made the mystery donation.
Eight people, including three journalists, were killed in an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday. "The eight bodies were found in the village latrine.
Bissau President Picks Close Confidant As Army Chief
A statement said Wednesday, Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has appointed a close confidant and head of the presidential guard as army chief to replace Antonio Indjai who was dismissed early this week. No reason was given for the sacking of Indjai, a powerful figure in the coup-prone former Portuguese colony.
A fourth Sierra Leonean doctor, a woman, died Sunday after contracting the dreaded Ebola virus, the country's chief medical officer told AFP. Doctor Olive Buck, who was in charge of Lumley Government Hospital in the capital's west end, tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday and was admitted to the Connaught Hospital in central Freetown.
Boat With African Emigrants Sinks Off Libyan Coast
A spokesman for the Libyan navy said, a boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and many passengers died. Navy spokesman Ayub Qassem told Reuters, Only 26 people have been rescued, adding that the boat had sunk near Tajoura, east of the capital Tripoli.
Oscar Pistorius Verdict: Reeva Killing 'Not Murder'
A South African judge has said Oscar Pistorius cannot be found guilty of murder, as she prepares to give a verdict at his trial. Judge Masipa will consider the charge of culpable homicide when the court reconvenes - she delivered a damning view of Pistorius as a witness.