A five-year first: Students in Malakal and Akoka sit for secondary school national exams

A school bell rings out in Malakal.

It is the first time since 2013 that this particular bell, which signals the start of the South Sudan school certificate exams, has been heard here.

So momentous is this occasion that one …

Congo’s Neighbors Call for Vote Recount in Troubled Election

Congo’s neighbors are calling for a vote recount in the disputed presidential election and suggesting the formation of a government of national unity to avoid possible instability.

The statements by the southern African and Great Lakes regional blocs put new …

Congo’s Neighbors Call for Vote Recount in Troubled Election

Congo’s neighbors are calling for a vote recount in the disputed presidential election and suggesting the formation of a government of national unity to avoid possible instability.

The statements by the southern African and Great Lakes regional blocs put new …

Breakthrough Made in Treating Ebola Virus

In northeastern Congo, more than 600 people have fallen ill with the Ebola virus, and at least 368 people have died from the disease. It’s been difficult to contain the virus because of conflict in the region, despite medical advances, …

In Sudan, What Happens After al-Bashir?

As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if their wish to see the …

Sudan Police Fire tear gas as organizers call nationwide protests over Al Bashir

Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters in the capital Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman after midday prayers on Friday as organisers urged nationwide demonstrations over the next week against President Omar al-Bashir.

Crowds chanting “freedom, peace, justice” demonstrated …

Sudan Police Fire tear gas as organizers call nationwide protests over Al Bashir

Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters in the capital Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman after midday prayers on Friday as organisers urged nationwide demonstrations over the next week against President Omar al-Bashir.

Crowds chanting “freedom, peace, justice” demonstrated …