Medair CEO Sees Good, Bad in South Sudan

Since 1992, humanitarian organization Medair has been one of the most active relief organizations in what was then southern Sudan, responding to sudden emergencies such as mass displacements, high levels of child malnutrition and outbreaks of highly contagious diseases.

Medair …

UN Investigators Propose Hybrid Court for South Sudan

A U.N. investigative body is calling on the African Union to quickly establish a court for South Sudan to prosecute perpetrators of heinous crimes and bring justice to victims of sexual violence, torture and other human rights violations.

In its …

UN Investigators Propose Hybrid Court for South Sudan

A U.N. investigative body is calling on the African Union to quickly establish a court for South Sudan to prosecute perpetrators of heinous crimes and bring justice to victims of sexual violence, torture and other human rights violations.

In its …

UN Probing North Korea Sanctions Violations in 20 Countries

U.N. experts say they are investigating possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea in about 20 countries, from alleged clandestine nuclear procurement in China to arms brokering in Syria and military cooperation with Iran, Libya and Sudan.

The …

Sudanese Court Sends 9 Women Arrested in Protests to Prison

Sudan sentenced nine women to a month’s imprisonment for taking part in anti-government protests, an opposition group said Sunday, the latest in a crackdown aimed at quashing almost three months of protests calling for the country’s autocratic president to step …

Nigerians Vote for Powerful Governor Posts Amid Some Unrest

UGHELLI, NIGERIA � Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa’s largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment and attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas.

The election comes …

Nigerians Vote for Powerful Governor Posts Amid Some Unrest

UGHELLI, NIGERIA � Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa’s largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment and attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas.

The election comes …