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Surge In Egypt Forces ‘Slave Sex’

Egyptian security forces are using sexual violence against detainees on a massive scale, according to the International Federation for Human Rights. A report by the organisation suggests men, women and…

South Africa Court Halts Migrants’ Deportation

South Africa’s high court has temporarily prevented the deportation of more than 300 undocumented migrants. Rights activists have criticised the arrests of more than 700 suspected illegal migrants following recent…

Lungu, Koroma Push For UN Seat

PRESIDENT Lungu is confident the African Union (AU) Committee of Ten (C-10) heads of state summit which opened in Livingstone yesterday will help Africa secure a permanent seat on the…

Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza Rules Out Fourth Term

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza says he will not run for a fourth term, as deadly protests against his third-term bid continue in the capital. Mr Nkurunziza called for an immediate…

214 Nigerian Girls Rescued From Boko Haram Pregnant: UN

The United Nations (UN) says at least 214 young women and girls recently rescued from the the camps of the Takfiri Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria are pregnant. The…

Burundi Protests: Three killed In Bujumbura

Three protesters have been killed in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, the Red Cross says, as demonstrations against President Pierre Nkuruziza’s re-election bid enter a second week. The BBC’s Maud Jullien reports…

Boko Haram: 214 Rescued Girls Pregnant

Boko Haram: 214 Rescued Girls Pregnant

Following the¬†latest rescue of additional 234 women and children by the Nigerian Army from the Sambisa Forest in Borno State, indicated, yesterday, that a sizeable number of the rescued girls…

Togo’s Defeated Opposition Leader Rejects Election Results

Togo’s defeated opposition leader Jean-Pierre Fabre says he considers himself the new president, rejecting official election results. Earlier, Togo’s official election body declared President Faure Gnassingbe the winner, with a…

Burundi Rocked By New Protests

Burundi has been hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term grows. Gunfire was heard and streets were barricaded in…

Malawi’s Child Marriages Bill Signed into Law ‘No More Child Marriage Until 18yrs’

Malawi’s President, Peter Mutharika, has signed the Marriage and Family Relations Bill into law after a period of uncertainty since February, when the country’s parliament ratified the Marriage, Divorce and…

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