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South Sudanese Deported From Israel

More than 900 South Sudanese have been deported from Israel since June, as the Israeli government continues on a massive crackdown on African Migrants...

Under Pressure Sudan to Hold Direct Talks With Rebels

Sudanese government and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) are expected to hold direct political talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, said...

June 19 is “Independence Day” for Many African-Americans

Few Americans know that June 19, or Juneteenth, is Independence Day for many folks of African descent. Also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day,...

Hundreds of Investors Set to Attend Nigeria International Investment Forum

About 100 foreign investors and over two hundred Nigerian l businesses are expected to participate at the second Nigeria International Investment Forum that is...

Evidence Mounts of Arab War Crimes Unfolding in South Sudan

Those violations, if substantiated, are said to amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes, according to a preliminary report issued Monday by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the former U.N. Mission in Sudan (UNMIS).

UN Urges Inquiry Into Alleged War Crimes in Sudan's South Kordofan

The United Nations today called for a thorough investigation into violations of international law committed in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state in June which it said could, if substantiated, amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes.

Five New Orleans Police Officers Stand Trial for Post-Katrina killings

A federal trial has begun against five current and former New Orleans police officers charged in the killing and maiming of unarmed residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Opening statements were made June 27. The victims were gunned down as they crossed the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005, six days after Katrina devastated the city.

Museveni's Hand Pushes Somalia to the Edge

Riots that broke out on the streets of war-torn Somalia's capital Mogadishu on June 10 were expected. Tension had been building for more than a week since an agreement signed in Kampala on June 9 called for the ouster of the country's popular Prime Minister, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed aka Farmajo.