Daily Archives: August 9, 2019

US, Britain Voice Concern in Case of Imprisoned Tanzanian Journalist

Britain and the United States are asking Tanzania to uphold the rights of all its citizens after a journalist was arrested on charges his lawyer and rights groups say are politically motivated. Concerns were raised about the case of freelance

UN: Malians Need Protection as Country Descends into Chaos

The U.N. refugee agency is urging countries to provide international protection and asylum to people fleeing the increasingly chaotic conditions in Mali.The country's 2015 peace and reconciliation agreement has all but collapsed as several rebel groups...

Dozens Dead In New Bout of Intercommunal Fighting In Chad

At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between rival ethnic groups in Chad, President Idriss Deby said on Friday.The violence broke out over three days in the eastern province of Ouaddie, a strategic area on

Report: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor, Abuse

For many teens, the last year of high school is a time of excitement filled with studies, athletics and dances. But young Eritreans spend the year at a military camp preparing for mandatory conscription and indefinite national service, where they