Rugby – Zambia: Bhubesi Pride Tours Zambia

The Bhubesi Pride Foundation (a UK registered charity organisation) will be touring the former mining town of Kabwe in the Central Province of Zambia. Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) Communications Manager Tom Chaloba reviewed this in an interview. The Coa...

Ghanaian Rapper-Turned-Director Taps Traditional Themes in 1st Film

LOS ANGELES A new film called The Burial of Kojo is a tale of family tensions with an overlay of magical realism. Set in Ghana, it is first feature from Samuel Blitz Bazawule, an Ghana-born musician and director

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since fighting escalated in the Libyan capital two weeks ago. The flight landed early on Friday. UNHCR has worked with the Libyan

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since fighting escalated in the Libyan capital two weeks ago. The flight landed early on Friday. UNHCR has worked with the Libyan

Zimbabwe President: Time to Talk About Mugabe-Era Massacres

TSHOLOTSHO, ZIMBABWE On Thursday, Zimbabwe marked the anniversary of its 1980 independence from Britain. The anniversary coincides with efforts to heal the wounds brought on by state-sanctioned massacres in the 1980s.Some 20,000 people were massacred...

WHO Says Over 200 Killed in Fighting Over Libyan Capital

BENGHAZI, LIBYA The fighting between Libya's rival factions for control of the country's capital this month killed 205 people so far, the World Health Organization said, announcing it would deploy medical specialists, including surgeons, to treat the...

Cameroon Aims to Drink, Produce More Coffee

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Cameroon was once the 12th largest coffee producer in the world, but it is now in 31st place, after production sank from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today. While exports still dominate, Cameroon is

UN Helps Thousands of Displaced Malawi Flood Victims Return Home

PHALOMBE DISTRICT, MALAWI The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, is helping thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Idai's floods in Malawi return home and restart their lives.In March, the cyclone, which also hit central Mozambique and Zimbabwe, forced ne...