Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

Sudan Delegation to Visit US to Discuss Removal from Terror List

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.Sudan's army ruler, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, in his first interview on state television since...

Sudan Delegation to Visit US to Discuss Removal from Terror List

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.Sudan's army ruler, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, in his first interview on state television since...

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...

Guinea: Create Special Unit to Probe Protest Deaths

The government ofGuineashould set up a special task force of judges to investigate the conduct of the security forces and others engaged in unlawful acts during protests. The government's failure to adequately investigate a dozen alleged killings in 20...

Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans

DESROCHES ISLAND, SEYCHELLES In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the beating blue heart of our planet.President Danny Faure's call for actio...

Delayed Congo Legislative Vote Begins in Ebola Areas

BENI, CONGO Long-awaited legislative elections are underway in three towns in Congo after authorities postponed them because of Ebola and violence.In the town of Beni on Sunday, voters were washing their hands before entering polling centers as a

Comoros President Named Winner in Election Rejected by Opposition

MORONI, COMOROS The Comoros election body declared President Azali Assoumani re-elected on Tuesday in a single round after an election the opposition rejected as fraudulent.The electoral body CENI said in a statement Assoumani had won 60.77 percent i...

Comoros President Named Winner in Election Rejected by Opposition

MORONI, COMOROS The Comoros election body declared President Azali Assoumani re-elected on Tuesday in a single round after an election the opposition rejected as fraudulent.The electoral body CENI said in a statement Assoumani had won 60.77 percent i...