Lawyers have filed suit against a London-based watchdog that claims that bribery helped score mining rights in Guinea and earn profits in the multi-billions.
Dark clouds are shadowing Goodluck Jonathan who has been largely unscathed by scandal until new evidence of massive corruption on a shocking scale hit the front pages.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an activist in the anti-apartheid struggle, said he was dismayed at the “blatant exclusion” of Afrikaners from memorial services for Nelson Mandela.
In a dramatic protest against their detention, some 200 African migrants crossed 60 miles by foot over two days in winter weather to rally at the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem.
A radiant French teenager whose mother hails from Benin was crowned Miss France on live TV, thrilling those who acknowledge the diverse population of the European nation.
U.N. officials and countries around the world take time to reflect on the limited successes and some shortfalls in human rights records worldwide.
(GIN)—A video tribute to Nelson Mandela by poetess Maya Angelou is being distributed widely over the Internet. Ms. Angelou reads the poem with deep feeling on the video, which was heard recently on the news show DemocracyNow! The American novelist, in an interview with CBS New York, described meeting Mandela in the 1960s. Mandela and […]