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Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street to supplement the family income.…

Tanzania Mourns 69 Killed in Fuel Tanker Blast

MOROGORO, TANZANIA – Tanzania was in mourning Sunday, preparing to bury 69 people who perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

President John Magufuli declared a period …

Tanzania Mourns 69 Killed in Fuel Tanker Blast

MOROGORO, TANZANIA – Tanzania was in mourning Sunday, preparing to bury 69 people who perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

President John Magufuli declared a period …

Muslims Go for Substitutes as Sacrificial Sheep Scarce

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon Muslims are looking for alternatives for the sacrifice as recommended by prophet Muhammad on the day of the Eid al-Adha feast. Sheep, traditionally slaughtered, have become very scarce as a result …

Report: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor, Abuse

For many teens, the last year of high school is a time of excitement filled with studies, athletics and dances. But young Eritreans spend the year at a military camp preparing for mandatory conscription and …

Report: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor, Abuse

For many teens, the last year of high school is a time of excitement filled with studies, athletics and dances. But young Eritreans spend the year at a military camp preparing for mandatory conscription and …

Top Court Hears Malawi Presidential Election Result Challenge

LILONGWE, MALAWI – Malawi’s top court on Thursday began hearing an opposition application to overturn the results of the presidential elections held three months ago, over alleged election irregularities.

The hearing comes after the Malawi …

Top Court Hears Malawi Presidential Election Result Challenge

LILONGWE, MALAWI – Malawi’s top court on Thursday began hearing an opposition application to overturn the results of the presidential elections held three months ago, over alleged election irregularities.

The hearing comes after the Malawi …