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Following a drug war by former Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, the International Criminal Court has said it will reopen its investigation into possible crimes against humanity, which led to the deaths of thousands of people. The International Criminal Court has said it will reopen its investigation into possible crimes against humanity in the Philippines over former […]

Classified files have been found at ex-US Vice-President Mike Pence’s home in the latest discovery of secret papers at the homes of officials who have served in the top ranks of government. The documents, discovered by a lawyer last week for Pence at his Indiana home, have been handed over to the FBI as investigators […]

Following measures taken by the Senegalese Government to combat road insecurity, the transport sector in the country has embarked on strike to protest against some of the measures and lack of consultation. The government while responding to an accident that occurred on Monday and claimed the lives of nineteen people announced nearly two dozen measures, […]

One person is estimated to be dying of hunger every four seconds globally. According to warnings by over 200 NGOs, a decisive international action to end the spiraling global hunger crisis is needed. In an open letter addressing world leaders gathering in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, 238 organisations from 75 countries, including Oxfam, Save the Children and Plan International expressed outrage […]

Amnesty International has called for the Zimbabwean authorities to drop charges against university students who have been protesting against an abrupt hike in tuition fees. Reports received from the country safy fourteen students were arrested on Monday while five others were arrested on Wednesday and charged with disorderly conduct. They were reportedly released after paying […]

William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya’s fifth post-independence president at a pomp-filled ceremony today, after his narrow victory in a keenly contested election. Tens of thousands of people joined regional heads of state at a packed stadium in Nairobi to watch him take the oath of office, with many spectators clad in the bright […]

The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new case of Ebola in its violence-wracked east just weeks after the end of a previous epidemic. It is recalled that the Democratic Republic of Congo early last month declared its latest Ebola outbreak over, more than two months after the virus […]

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