Civil Society

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 06:09
Dirty business is getting more difficult to do. Following success in Guatemala, resistance against corrupt leaders is growing in countries across Latin America. Calls for external legal help are also getting louder.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 07:03
More than 50 anti-terrorism police officers raided a Mombasa suburb on Sunday morning and ransacked three houses for suspected terrorists.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 07:24
Ugandan lawmakers debated on Tuesday a bill that would give authorities sweeping powers to regulate civil society as rights groups warned it would "strangle" criticism of the government.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 06:30
The military campaign against the Islamic State (ISIS) will be a long one with civilians facing challenges to protect themselves from harm from all sides.
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 07:05
Bamako - Mali's main Tuareg rebel group on Wednesday urged the United Nations to lift "all the security zones" set up in the country's north in response to deadly clashes between rival groups that have threatened to unravel a newly agreed peace deal.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:44
Zimbabwe’s defence minister, Sydney Sekeramayi has reportedly revealed that liberation war landmines have to date killed at least 1 550 civilians. he landmines in Zimbabwe were laid in the 1970s during former prime minister Ian Smith’s regime.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 05:44
Interethnic rioting in early August along the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan started over a narrow, uneven lane about a couple hundred feet long.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 07:11
About 12,000 Nigerians are being repatriated over the next three to four days after seeking refuge in Cameroon from attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:51
But instead of addressing the issues, the authorities have moved to begin cracking down on basic rights of opposition, preventing their citizens from speaking out.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:07
At least 310 Kenyans have been killed and over 215,000 forced from their homes this year in ethnic violence in northern Kenya, the UN said Wednesday.