Leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) Riek Machar shakes hands with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir after a tripartite summit at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda, Nov. 7, 2019.
Issues of boundaries and number of South Sudan states have been turned over for arbitration and should not hold up the process, committee says
Dimo Silva Aurelio
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:05
FILE - Members of Emergency Rescue Services place flowers during the reopening ceremony of the DusitD2 hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, July 31, 2019, six months after the terror attack that left 21 people dead.
Fifty-two-year-old Noel Kidaliza was the hotel nurse at the DusitD2 hotel when al-Shabab militants attacked it Jan. 15, 2019, killing 21 people
Rael Ombuor
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:41
FILE - An Israeli woman uses her iPhone in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO group, Aug. 28, 2016, in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv.
The spyware has also been implicated in the gruesome killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:14
Poverty, Overwhelmed School System Forcing Sudan's Children to Work
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Millions of children in Sudan go to work each day instead of to school, in part because of widespread poverty, and in part because the education system does not have the resources to accommodate them
Naba Mohiedeen
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:00
FILE - In this file picture taken Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a Sudanese girl looks out of the window while waiting with her…
In Khartoum, it’s common to see children working as traders, carpenters, blacksmiths, and at other jobs. Most earn $1 to $1.50 per day
Naba Mohiedeen
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:19
- AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2019 - Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019 in Butembo…
Two of 18 Red Cross volunteers hospitalized following the attack in the DRC's Ituri province
Lisa Schlein
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:15
A member of Kenya's security forces walks past a damaged police post after an attack by al-Shabab extremists in the settlement…
The inspector general of Kenyan Police Service “urged officers to change their tact in the fight against the enemy”
Salem Solomon
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 05:48
FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda,…
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Latest talks hosted by US Treasury have produced some progress but have failed to achieve comprehensive agreement on filling, operating Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 21:46
The Year of Rage: Human Rights in Africa in 2019
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2019 was a year of mass protests on the African continent, with demonstrators filling the streets in capitals like Conakry, Harare, Khartoum and Kinshasa. While the causes of their grievances varied, the protesters shared one unfortunate characteristic: a harsh response from security forces. VOA’s Anita Powell brings us this report from Johannesburg.
Anita Powell
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:43
An ambulance carrying an injured person from an attack by Al Shabaab gunmen on a hotel near the presidential residence arrives…
Majority of deaths occurred in Somalia, according to records compiled by the independent group Armed Conflict, Location and Event Data Project, or ACLED
Harun Maruf
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:12
Members of Sudan's intelligence services shoot bullets in the air at the headquarters of the Directorate of General…
Sudanese see the violence as a serious threat to the nation's security and its move toward democracy
Naba Mohiedeen
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 14:51
Kenyan security forces help people to escape after a bomb blast at DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 15, 2019. A huge blast followed by a gun battle rocked an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, causing casualties, in an attack claimed ...
One year ago, the al-Shabab militant group attacked a hotel and office complex in Nairobi, killing 21 people
Mohammed Yusuf
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 14:44
The Year of Rage: Human Rights in Africa in 2019
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There was rage across the African continent last year, says Human Rights Watch in its annual report, with no sign of cooling down in 2020
Anita Powell
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 14:48
The Year of Rage: Human Rights in Africa in 2019
00:02:57
2019 was a year of mass protests on the African continent, with demonstrators filling the streets in capitals like Conakry, Harare, Khartoum and Kinshasa. While the causes of their grievances varied, the protesters shared one unfortunate characteristic: a harsh response from security forces.
Anita Powell
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:16
Tanzania Threatens to Block Unregistered SIM Cards
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Tanzania mobile phone users decry deadline; opposition politicians concerned about effect on elections
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:37