Fresh Rallies Against al-Bashir as Sudan Secures $300M Loans

CAIRO Hundreds of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital and other cities on Sunday as the government announced it had secured $300 million in loans to try and address an economic crisis …

Should Media Avoid Naming the Gunmen in Mass Shootings?

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to …

Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country as a sign of closeness to the population and of encouragement for …

Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country as a sign of closeness to the population and of encouragement for …

Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria on Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.

“Kaduna state government …

Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria on Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.

“Kaduna state government …

South Africa: Labour court blocks mine union’s plan for industry-wide strike

RUSTENBURG (South Africa), South Africa’s labour court has rejected a request by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to hold an industry-wide strike covering the platinum and gold sectors, Anglogold Ashanti, Anglo American …

South Africa: Labour court blocks mine union’s plan for industry-wide strike

RUSTENBURG (South Africa), South Africa’s labour court has rejected a request by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to hold an industry-wide strike covering the platinum and gold sectors, Anglogold Ashanti, Anglo American …

Large Protests Continue Across Algeria for 4th Friday

CAIRO, EGYPT Large crowds turned out in the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against the government of ailing President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika for the fourth consecutive Friday.

Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the …