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Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia

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Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were...

Germany urges U.S. court to dismiss lawsuit over Namibian genocide

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A lawyer for Germany on Tuesday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the country on behalf of the...

NGOs file suit alleging BNP Paribas complicity in Rwanda genocide

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Three non-government organisations (NGOs) filed a lawsuit in Paris against French bank BNP Paribas, alleging it knowingly approved a transfer of $1.3...

Rwandan jailed for life for genocide crimes

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A Rwandan accused of leading and co-ordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide was sentenced to life imprisonment for his...

South Sudan killings amount to genocide – UK

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Killings and other atrocities in South Sudan amount to genocide and African leaders need to "step up" and not rely on others...

Swedish court upholds Rwanda genocide life sentence

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A Swedish court of appeal on Wednesday upheld the life imprisonment verdict it gave to a man for genocide during the Rwanda...

ISS: Can Burundi bury the ghosts of its troubled past?

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Last week, a mass grave was discovered in a village in central Burundi. Builders, breaking ground for a new school, uncovered the...

Germany sued over early 1900s Namibia slaughter

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Germany was sued for damages in the United States on Thursday by descendants of the Herero and Nama people of Namibia, for...

UN seeks to stop South Sudan atrocities from sparking wider war

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The international community can stop a "Rwanda-like" genocide in South Sudan if it immediately deploys a 4,000-strong protection force and sets up...

U.N. – South Sudan conflict spawns horrific sexual violence

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South Sudanese soldiers brutally raped an elderly woman and a pregnant woman lost her baby after being gang-raped by seven soldiers, according...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...