New Documents Claim to Prove Robert Mugabe Ordered Mass Killings in 1980s
According to the Guardian, newly released papers indicate that former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, was the main forece behinef well-planned and systematically executed mass killings in the 1980s.
Kenya's President Asks Burundi's President to Postpone Poll
Burundi's embattled President Pierre Nkurunziza sacked his defense and foreign ministers on Monday, five days after surviving an attempted coup by generals opposed to his bid for a third term in office.
Since early April, more than 112,000 refugees have fled Burundi to Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, amid rising violence and intimidation, mainly by the Imbonerakure, in the runup to June’s presidential elections.
Nigeria's military destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps in the country's remote northeast on Sunday as it pressed on with an offensive against militant Islamist fighters now confined to a final hideout there, the army said.
Virulent homophobia is on the rise in Uganda. In 2014, the Ugandan President signed into law the infamous "Anti-Homosexuality Bill," which in its original version went as far as mandating the death penalty just for being gay.
Arsenal's Gedion Zelalem Cleared to Play on USA National Team
FA has cleared Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem to feature for the United States and play in the upcoming Under-20 World Cup. U.S. Soccer announced the decision on Wednesday afternoon and ended the protracted saga about Zelalem’s international fate in the process.
Clashes in Burundi's Capital, Police Fire at Protesters
Reuters witnesses said, police fired guns and teargas towards protesters throwing stones in a suburb of Burundi's capital on Tuesday during a demonstration against the president's bid for a third term.