Category Archives: Human Rights

Fresh Violence Tempers Hopes After South Sudan Peace Deal

GENEVA - Humanitarian workers say they hope the formation of a national unity government in South Sudan under a peace deal last month will ease suffering in the country, but those expectations have been tempered by reports of continuing violence.Alain

Canon continues its Service Expansion across Africa as it celebrates Customer Excellence at Annual Services Conference

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) ( hosted the third edition of its Annual Service Conference in Dubai on March 2nd amp; 3rd, where Service Management teams across CCNA as well as its service providers throughout Africa g...

After Taliban Will Al-Shabab Negotiate?

The Taliban and the United States have reached an unlikely agreement which will allow some U.S. troops to leave Afghanistan and pave the way for a dialogue with the Afghan government for what could be a historic process to solve

Rains Bring Relief as Water Again Flows Through Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE - After a long and unsettling dry spell, the water at Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls is flowing again, fed by rains upstream in Angola and Namibia. But experts say global warming is having a huge impact across Africa,

Preserving Black History in America, A Life’s Work

WASHINGTON - Tourists walk through an old Victorian-style row house in Washington's most historic African American neighborhood. As they move through rooms and up narrow stairwells, many are unaware the man who lived and worked here established the fir...

Energy Giant Total Taken to French Court for Climate Inaction

PARIS - In a groundbreaking case in France, energy giant Total is being sued for allegedly failing to adequately fight climate change.The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday by environmental groups and local authorities who feel it has potential global implic...