Monday August 21, 2017

Author: Agence France-Presse

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynas...

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynasties

By AFP: Country on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga which has heightened claims of vote rigging and fears of violence. The final days of campaigning have been... FULL STORY »

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over D...

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over Deadly Clashes Kill 55 People

KAMPALA – Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday, November 27, after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom will be charged with... FULL STORY »

New FIFA President Gianni Infantino...

New FIFA President Gianni Infantino Visits War-Torn South Sudan

NEWLY  elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited war-torn South Sudan on Wednesday, the world’s newest nation, on one of his first official trips since taking up the post. Infantino, who formally inaugurated the office of the South Sudanese Football Association (SSFA) in the capital Juba,... FULL STORY »

HRW: Troops Under President Salva K...

HRW: Troops Under President Salva Kiir ‘Crushed Civilians With Tanks’...

BENTIU – South Sudanese government troops crushed fleeing civilians with tanks, then reversed to check they had killed them, carried out public gang rapes and burned people alive, a rights group said Wednesday. The report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) has shocking allegations of atrocities... FULL STORY »

South Sudan children raped, castrated and thrown into fires: UN

NEW YORK – Warring forces in South Sudan have carried out horrific crimes against children, including castration, rape and tying them together before slitting their throats, the UN has... FULL STORY »

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