(GIN)–Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is predicted to roll up an easy victory in national polls this week, adding another five year term to his already 26 years in office. Voting began Monday and will continue for three days. More than 13 million people are registered to vote at some 11,000 polling stations around the country. […]
(GIN)–The list of war crimes being investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) is growing smaller. Earlier this month, the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya was dismissed after witnesses became unavailable to testify and the government rejected the court’s jurisdiction over the charges. This week, Fatou Bensouda, International Criminal Court prosecutor, suspended investigations […]
(GIN)—In his just concluded Africa tour, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was striking few deals with African leaders who are intently pursuing their own agendas on elections, the construction of schools, hospitals, roads and bridges and on curbing rampant corruption in the region. In fact, Mr. Kerry had barely finished his visit to the […]
“Liberators” who broadcast their intention to murder and rape innocent people? “Liberators,” you say? Here’s proof that racist murder is not simply the purview of white supremacists. An ‘abomination’: Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South Sudan BY FRED BARBASH As they seized the oil hub Bentiu, South Sudanese rebels slaughtered hundreds of […]
Sudanese journalist Faisal Mohammed Salih, charged with publishing lies about a young woman activist’s claim of rape, was acquitted in a surprise ruling.
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.
FORT WAYNE—The College of Arts and Sciences of IPFW is scheduled to present John Aden, PhD., executive director of the African/African American Historical Society and Museum of Fort Wayne as part of the Native Tongue Lecture Series, at 6 p.m., Nov. 21 in Neff 101. Aden, a graduate of Paul Harding High School, who earn […]
(GIN)—Members of the Dinka Ngok ethnic group are returning en masse to their homes in the oil-rich Abyei region, intent on a unilateral referendum on national identity that may have explosive consequences. The exodus began after Sudanese leaders failed to schedule an internationally-backed referendum this month. It would have allowed all Abyei citizens to choose […]