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Liberia Suspends Football Activities to Control Spread of Ebola Virus

Liberia suspends all soccer activities as it seeks ways to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has claimed 672 lives in...
Boko Haram Militants Seize Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister's Wife in Latest Attack

Boko Haram Militants Seize Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister’s Wife in Latest Attack

The wife of Cameroon Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali was among several people kidnapped by Boko Haram militants, who attacked Kolofata, a town on...

South African School Accused of Racist Abuse of Black, Mixed-Race Students

The South African Human Rights Commission has found  black and mixed-race students at Dr. Viljoen Combined School were subjected to racist abuses by the staff. Children...

Meriam Ibrahim Case: Sudan Summons U.S. Ambassador as Diplomatic Spat Ensues

The U.S. is now in a diplomatic row with the government of Sudan over granting Meriam Ibrahim a visa after she was freed from...

President Obama, John Kerry Silent as Meriam Ibrahim RE-ARRESTED Along with Family

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was released hours ago after being sentenced to death by hanging for apostasy and 100 lashes for committing...

Meriam Ibrahim, Sentenced to Death for Marrying Christian, Freed from Jail

BREAKING:  Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, Daniel Wani, freed from prison. This comes after a Sudanese...

Uganda Accuses Obama Administration of Blackmail After Aid Cut Over Anti-Gay Law

Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo is crying foul after the Obama administration cut funding to Uganda and cancelled a regional military exercise over the new...

Is the Sudanese Government Playing Games with Miriam Ibrahim’s Release?

:  There is now confusion over whether the Sudanese government is really planning on releasing Meriam Ibrahim and her two children.  Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese...

Lynne Brown Appointed South Africa’s First Openly Gay Cabinet Minister

South African President Jacob Zuma appoints Lynne Brown as theh public enterprises minister, making her the country's first openly gay cabinet minister. This is big...

Sudanese Doctor, Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, Facing Flogging Death for Marrying Christian

Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, a 27-year-old Sudanese doctor, pregnant with her second child, is facing death by flogging for marrying a Christian. A Sudanese court...

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