Category Archives: Science

First Group of Sudanese Refugees in Chad Returns Home to Darfur

The first group of 53 Sudanese refugees living in Chad has returned home to North Darfur more than a decade after fleeing, the U.N. refugee agency reports.

The hope is …

‘No Amount of Killing Will Stop Us,’ Protester Says after Nigerian Police Open Fire

Nigerian police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse Shi'ite Muslim protesters marching for their leader's freedom in the capital on Monday, and organizers said at least one demonstrator was …

Central African Republic: Trauma unit ‘completely full’ after violence in Bangui

The trauma unit at a major hospital in the Central African Republic is filled to capacity after an outbreak of fighting in the capital, where ambulances transporting the wounded have …

Africa’s Richest Woman to Speak at Yale Student Event

On April 13, Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, is scheduled to speak at a student-led event at Yale University. Dos Santos is the former chairwoman of Sonangol, Angola's state-owned …

US Notes Release of 54 Political Detainees in Sudan

The United States on Thursday noted the release of a group of Sudanese political prisoners, following an order by Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir earlier this week.

"Some 54 political detainees …

US Stages Annual Military Exercise as Questions Linger About Its African Role

Amid unresolved questions about the role of its military in Africa, the U.S. has kicked off a two-week exercise in Agadez, Niger, designed to strengthen security partnerships and train elite …