Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ex-UN lawyer alleges peacekeepers killed civilians

The UN mission in Central African Republic has fired one of its lawyers after he accused Rwandan peacekeepers of massacring 30 civilians in the...

AU probe into gender discrimination goes quiet

A promised investigation into gender discrimination at the African Union is yet to materialise, South Africa's Mail&Guardian reports. The investigation was promised after the M&G...

Palestine Opts for AU, Ethiopia to Mediate Israel Quandary Instead of U.S.

By Brook Abdu The Palestinian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Nasri Abujaish (PhD), called on Ethiopia and the African Union to engage in peace talks with Israel,...

Read Emperor Haile Selassie’s iconic 1963 speech that inspired Bob Marley’s hit song “War”

May 25 of every year in Africa is Africa Day. The day is set aside by the African Union (AU) to commemorate the founding...

Kofi Annan at 80: Memories and reflections

To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to...

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they...

AUC chair: Time to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan

African Union chief Moussa Faki said Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of...

Israel orders African Migrants to leave

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment. The migrants will be given up...

Travelling Around Africa Became Easier in 2017

Africa has made strides towards relaxing visa rules, a move that is seen by integrationists as a great platform to promote intra-African trade and...

Why UNHCR chief wants the world to pay more attention to Africa

The commissioner of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grand wants the world to pay more attention to Africa with respect...

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Will Smith’s Son, Jaden Smith Comes Out As Gay, Dating Tyler The Creator (Video)

Will Smith‘s son Jaden Smith has come out as gay, and disclosed that he and rapper Tyler The Creator are dating. Tyler publicly came...

UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea

Diplomats at the United Nations say they expect the Security Council to vote unanimously later on Wednesday to lift the sanctions against Eritrea. It comes...

SA pink diamond fetches record price

A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under...