Category Archives: Human Rights

High-level Detainee Accuses Kenya, South Sudan of Kidnapping

I was terrified ... I knew that I was heading for a terrible situation. For the first time, the spokesman for South Sudan's armed opposition leader has spoken out about …

‘Life-Threatening’ Temperatures Shock Even Routinely Cold US Cities

Millions of Americans are experiencing temperatures so cold that a burst of wind could cause frostbite within minutes � conditions that have caused the suspension of regional train service, work …

South African Leader Calls for Lifting of Zimbabwe Sanctions

GENEVA South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is calling for sanctions on Zimbabwe to be lifted, saying this action would help the country's shattered economy recover. Ramaphosa, who is to attend …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to …

South Africa’s ANC Facing Factionalism Ahead of Vote

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party's successes in the past 25 years. But the ANC is battling with factionalism …

South Africa’s ANC Facing Factionalism Ahead of Vote

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party's successes in the past 25 years. But the ANC is battling with factionalism …