Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

South Sudan’s Men Try to Break Menstruation Cultural Taboos

In South Sudan, a group of men and boys is trying to break cultural taboos on a topic that often drives young girls out of school: menstruation. Men4Women is distributing menstrual pads to girls while also encouraging boys and men

Sudan’s Bashir in Court for Start of Corruption Trial

Sudan's fomer president Omar al-Bashir appeared in court Monday to face corruption charges, four months after he was ousted by the military.Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, is charged with illegally possessing foreign currency and receiving gifts ...

Ugandan Coach Scouts for Major League Baseball Talent in Africa

George Wilson Mukhobe has worked as a baseball coach in Uganda for the last decade, and for the last three years as a Major League Baseball scout in Africa.He says there is impressive talent in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and

UN Condemns Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protests in Zimbabwe

The U.N. human rights office is condemning a crackdown Friday in Zimbabwe by riot police on peaceful protesters in the capital, Harare. The agency is calling for an investigation into excessive use of force by security forces.U.N. Human Rights

UN Condemns Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protests in Zimbabwe

The U.N. human rights office is condemning a crackdown Friday in Zimbabwe by riot police on peaceful protesters in the capital, Harare. The agency is calling for an investigation into excessive use of force by security forces.U.N. Human Rights

UNHCR: 360,000 Displaced in Congo’s Ituri Province Struggling to Survive

The U.N. refugee agency warns more than 360,000 people who have fled inter-communal violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri province over the past two months are living in squalor, struggling to survive. The violence, which erupted...