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U.N. Names 3 Rights Experts to Probe Mass Killings in Congo

GENEVA/KINSHASA - The United Nations named three human rights experts on Wednesday to lead an international investigation into killings and other crimes in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic of ...

UN condemns killing of two peacekeepers in Central African Republic

26 July 2017 -- Secretary-General Ant"nio Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned yesterday's killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic's (CAR) south-eastern ...

Rescue efforts end in Nigeria building collapse

Lagos - Officials say rescue efforts have ended at the scene where a four-story residential building collapsed and killed at least eight people in Nigeria's largest city.Kehinde Adebayo with the Lag ...

Le Clos wins 200m fly world title in Budapest

Cape Town - Chad le Clos won the men's 200m butterfly gold medal at the world championships on Wednesday after defeating home-crowd favourite Laszlo Cseh, the defending champion, in Budapest.South A ...

Makhosi Khoza rejects Parliaments offer for protection services

Cape Town - African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza on Wednesday rejected an offer for protection services by Parliament, saying she cannot expect her 'executioner' to have mercy for her."I'm bei ...

Drought, Conflict Displace 800,000 in Somalia: IOM

WASHINGTON - Somalia is suffering from a renewed displacement crisis as people flee drought and conflict, particularly in the country's southern region.Gerard Waite, chief of mission for the Interna ...

UN refugee agency seeks $9.5 million to assist Nigerian returnees from Cameroon

26 July 2017 -- The UN refugee agency is seeking an additional $9.5 million to scale up its activities in northeast Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian re ...

Peer Educators in Cameroon Promote HIV Testing for Mothers, Babies

GUIDER, CAMEROON - As the world's AIDS experts meet at a conference this week in Paris, health workers in Cameroon still struggle to identify and treat HIV-positive mothers and babies.Myriam Anang l ...

MDC appeals to SADC, AU and UN over violence in Zim

Mazowe - Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has appealed to regional and international bodies to rein in President Robert Mugabe over an upsurge in politically ...

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