NAIROBI – A Kenyan court awarded compensation to four women who were sexually abused during the violence that followed the disputed 2007 presidential election. Thursday’s judgment marks the first time a Kenyan court has recognized victims of sexual abuse from
Nigeria may be on the verge of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the health minister warned Thursday, as another official said the country expects to roll out a vaccine by April next year. Osagie Ehanire, speaking at a news
shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharing image copyrightGetty Images In what has been called a “landmark judgment”, four women subjected to sexual assault in the violence that followed Kenya’s disputed 2007 election are set to receive compensation.
shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharing image copyrightGetty Images Prominent Black Lives Matters activists and celebrities have written to Nigeria’s president demanding justice over the treatment of people during protests against police brutality. The group, which
Ethiopia says it ‘doesn’t need a babysitter’ as it dismisses calls for independent probes into the month-long conflict.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Scattered violence marred Cameroon’s first election to appoint regional councils on Sunday, with one voter killed by separatist insurgents in the English-speaking Northwest region. President Paul Biya hopes the vote will appease critics who say he has
Saturday’s winter storm is kept utility companies in the state quite busy this weekend, and it will likely remain that way for until Tuesday in some areas.>> Download the FREE WMUR appAs of 1 p.m. on Sunday, approximately 40,500 power outages remain across the state. According to officials at one point more than 61,000 outages…
LONDON – Thousands of people protested in central London on Sunday over Indian agricultural reforms that have triggered mass demonstrations in India. A crowd of demonstrators converged on the Indian embassy, located on Aldwych, a major artery in the
LONDON — It’s not uncommon for outgoing presidents to try to squeeze through foreign policy decisions with the final flourishes of their executive pen. But some observers fear that President Donald Trump — disgruntled, still claiming victory — is
The governing record of Paul Biya, Cameroon’s current leader, is making the news rounds, again. Biya assumed office as president of the centrally located African nation on Nov. 6, 1982. He’s been president now for 38 long years. Biya, now 87 years old, became president after serving as prime minister under the late President Ahmadou…