Voice of America

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 09:39
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is considering sanctions on people encouraging unrest in South Sudan, where political and sectarian violence has displaced more than 1 million people.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 09:14
Doctors Without Borders says it has suspended activities in a Central African Republic town where gunmen attacked its hospital.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 12:31
In its annual report, the Commission on International Religious Freedom named Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Vietnam as new "countries of particular concern."
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:45
Doctors Without Borders says it has suspended activities in a Central African Republic town where gunmen attacked its hospital.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 09:56
Kenya's president said he would not let the conflict in neighboring South Sudan descend into genocide, though he stopped short of spelling out any action to end the increasingly ethnic slaughter.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 09:29
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan strongly condemned an attack Thursday on a convoy of U.N. barges taking supplies to staff and displaced civilians in Malakal, Upper Nile State.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 08:07
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power is calling on the international community to sanction those in South Sudan who are targeting civilians or acting as "political spoilers."
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 07:15
Uganda's military says troops have captured a commander of the Lord's Resistance Army [LRA] and freed 10 people who were held captive by the rebel group.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:33
Rebels loyal to former South Sudanese vice president Riek Machar have captured another town in oil-producing Unity state, a spokesman for the opposition fighters said Monday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:27
Two Somali lawmakers have been assassinated in Mogadishu, within 24 hours of each other, in attacks claimed by the Somali militant group al-Shabab. The latest killings underscore the security challenges facing the Somali government.

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