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Ethiopia revokes press credentials of New York Times reporter

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Ethiopia has revoked the press credentials of a foreign journalist working for the New York Times, according to the newspaper and an Ethiopian official. The...

Survivors’ testimony alleges racial discrimination in Palma rescue attempts – Amnesty

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Survivors of an attack in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, by the radical insurgent group known by many aliases but referred to locally as ‘Al-Shabaab’ told...

Fear breeds bravery as LGBT+ South Africans resist ‘war on queerness’

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Three months ago, Chippa Mohanoe’s fiancée was stabbed in the neck and killed in front of their neighbours in South Africa’s Sebokeng township. Every day...

Frustration in Egypt as Cairo hotel gang rape case is shelved

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Egyptians said on Wednesday that attitudes towards women need to change to end sexual violence in the north African country, after a high-profile gang...

Zulu embarks on human trafficking awareness campaign

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Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has embarked on a campaign aimed at raising awareness on human trafficking, among road users and communities of Colesberg...
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Cameroonian transgender women convicted of ‘attempted homosexuality’

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A court in Cameroon sentenced two transgender women on Tuesday to five years in prison for “attempted homosexuality” and other offences after they were...

Horror details emerge in human trafficking factory trial

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A witness in the trial of seven Chinese nationals facing human trafficking and child labour charges has detailed horrific working conditions and human right...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

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The head of Ethiopia's Orthodox Church has said that atrocities amounting to genocide are being committed in Tigray, in his first comments on the...
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Tears and singing as abducted Nigerian students return to parents

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Nearly two months after their abduction by armed gunmen, more than two dozen students in northwest Nigeria's Kaduna state were reunited with jubilant family...

Special report – Ethiopia’s crackdown on ethnic Tigrayans snares thousands

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Police arrested Tigrayan street trader Nigusu Mahari last year as he strolled along the traffic-clogged streets of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. He says he...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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