African News

Boost for Taylor’s lawyers

By Alphonsus Zeon, at The Hague. Lawyers representing the former Liberian president Charles Taylor at his war crimes trial at the Special Court sitting (...)

| May 2008 | 728 views

UNIOSIL press release

UNIOSIL COLLABORATES WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS TO ENHANCE SIERRA LEONE’S HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING OBLIGATIONS TO INTERNATIONAL TREATY MONITORING BODIES (...)

| May 2008 | 735 views

Zimbabwe election: Opposition warned.

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is claiming an early lead in elections amid a warning from a government spokesman that declaring victory prematurely would (...)

| March 2008 | 803 views

Tackling Tuberculosis in Africa

When 45-year-old Rene Djoko checked into the Jamot Hospital, the premier referral facility for complicated TB cases in Yaounde, Cameroon, he was weak, had (...)

| March 2008 | 613 views

Africans raise their voices in the UK

The launching of the African Voices Forum, a network of African community associations in Bristol, the first ever such forum in the UK, was the climax of a (...)

| March 2008 | 925 views

Gambia: Yahya Bajinka’s life is in danger

According to Amnesty International, a former Gambian National Intelligence Agency officer, Yahya Bajinka, has been detained in secret since the 15 April (...)

| March 2008 | 940 views