On Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day recounted some of the most horrific cases of human rights violations against journalists and media officials. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) marked the occasion by calling it a “great year for censorship,” ironically hailing the successes
With all efforts to resolve the Burundi crisis appearing to have reached stalemate, blood continues to flow in the conflict-ridden country. The United Nations, European Union, US and African Union (AU) have all been heavily involved in dialogue, but so
British troops have entered Somalia to join the United Nations mission against Islamist militant groups in the country.
Every year World Press Freedom Day tells some of the most horrific cases of violence against journalists from the last 12 months and previous years.
A young Somali woman is in critical condition after setting herself on fire on the island of Nauru.
Last week South Sudan formed its long-awaited transitional government – eight months after President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar committed to doing so in a peace deal signed last August. In the meantime, fighting between various rival groups in
Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, after they demonstrated against the killing of a student the previous day.
Burundi’s most prominent human rights activist says more than 1,000 people have been killed over the last year in the country.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Somalia – its first carried out in East Africa.
Thousands of students have staged protests in Sudan following the death of a fellow student in North Kordofan.