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Violence escalating in Cameroon

Prospects for talks between authorities and separatist movements to end escalating violence in Cameroon’s English-speaking region are slim, a senior human rights official said,...

Violence flares in northern Kenya

Kenya Chief Eipa Choro (74) remembers when battles were fought with knives and spears. Now newcomers with far more firepower are taking lives in...

Risking of Cameroon sliding into more violence

Cameroon may fall further into violence if government does not stop hate speech by politicians and heavy-handed tactics by security forces, the UN human...

Violence against Zimbabweans to be investigated

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate violence against civilians who joined protests and punish misconduct by security forces, as the country's rights commission...

More than 400 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence

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Ethnic violence in north-western Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 400 people over two days in December, a local priest and a civil...

Civilians die in Mali ethnic violence

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Armed men killed 37 Fulani civilians in central Mali, where ethnic violence cost hundreds of lives last year, government said. Violence between Fulani and...

Ongoing violence in Mali

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Gunmen on motorbikes killed more than 40 Tuareg civilians this week in north Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an...

MDC leader maintains “hands are clean” in post-vote violence

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Zimbabwe's main opposition leader told an official inquiry he had not incited supporters to take to the streets in post-election violence that...

Zimbabwe election violence inquiry

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Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said he would only testify before an inquiry into post-election violence that killed six people in August...

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

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A video link posted on Facebook in June showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood fire....

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...