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Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court Watch

Africa

By Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a groundbreaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and ...

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity Watch

Africa

By Katie Ngyuen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a ...

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says Watch

Africa

Speaking at panel, "Sensitivity Rather Than Sensationalism: Western Media Coverage of Human Rights and Religious Issues in the Middle East," ...

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Men dressed in military garb entered a Tunisia museum, opened fire and killed eight people, while taking hostages. According to Mohamed Ali Aroui, an ...

Libyan terrorist sieze nine hostages, two oilfields days before ceasefire negotiations

Libyan terrorist sieze nine hostages, two oilfields days before ceasefire negotiations Watch

Africa

Libyan terrorist groups are wasting no time opening a new chapter of violence, seizing two oil fields earlier this month before taking nine ...

Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS

Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS Watch

Africa

Evil compliments evil, evidently. Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has officially pledged their allegiance to Islamic State on an online ...

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!'

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!' Watch

Africa

Coptic monks in Egypt are facing death by bulldozer as road workers chanting "Allah Akbar!" plan to bulldoze an ancient Christian site to construct a ...

Terrifying Ebola-styled outbreak may affect nearly 30 countries

Terrifying Ebola-styled outbreak may affect nearly 30 countries Watch

Africa

By Joseph D'Urso, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Almost 30 countries around the world are "highly vulnerable" to an Ebola-style epidemic, with Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Haiti most at ...

 Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber

Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber Watch

Africa

Suspected of being a suicide bomber with Boko Haram, a teenage girl was beaten to death, and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable market. A ...

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali Watch

Africa

A peace deal has been signed in Mali, potentially bringing an end to a war which has devastated the west African nation for years.

Red Cross report: You won't believe what Boko Haram is doing now

Red Cross report: You won't believe what Boko Haram is doing now Watch

Africa

The war against the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has claimed a new front line, centering on the city of Diffa on the Nigerian border.

American missionary kidnapped from Christian school in Africa

American missionary kidnapped from Christian school in Africa Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An American Christian missionary in central Nigeria was kidnapped from Hope Academy, according to the website of the Free Methodist Church.

7-year-old child suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria

7-year-old child suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria Watch

Africa

A girl thought to be as young as seven years of age  killed herself and seven others in a suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria. The bombing ...

Coptic Christian refugee route, Tunisia, not as secure as it appears

Coptic Christian refugee route, Tunisia, not as secure as it appears Watch

Africa

Insecurity and fear is back in Tunisia, which had thus far managed to avoid severe violence despite neighboring war-torn Libya, following a ...

More cell phones than flush toilets -- Mobile phones reshaping African cultures

More cell phones than flush toilets -- Mobile phones reshaping African cultures Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In this very moment, you're using the internet. Are you on a computer? If you're living in an African Country, chances are you've never even seen a ...

SHOCKING NEW BOOK says AIDS began in Africa at run of century - not 1980s

SHOCKING NEW BOOK says AIDS began in Africa at run of century - not 1980s Watch

Africa

If a new historical treatise is accurate, AIDS/HIV, associated mostly with homosexual men, did not begin in the metropolitan climes of New York ...

Hate vs. Hate: Racist ISIS may not let Boko Haram join forces with them

Hate vs. Hate: Racist ISIS may not let Boko Haram join forces with them Watch

Africa

The irony is totally lost to them - the hate-fueled Islamist State, persecuting Christians, fellow Muslims, Coptics and many others, may ...

UP to a QUARTER MILLION Christian Nigerians at risk of mass slaying at hands of Boko Haram

UP to a QUARTER MILLION Christian Nigerians at risk of mass slaying at hands of Boko Haram Watch

Africa

The militant Islamist group Boko Haram forces seems poised to attack Maiduguri, a city of two million in northeast Nigeria. This puts at least ...

ISIS IS COMING TO EUROPE: Coptic massacre in Libya brings terror group closer to West

ISIS IS COMING TO EUROPE: Coptic massacre in Libya brings terror group closer to West Watch

Africa

The massacre of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by Islamist State has brought the dreaded terrorist group to Europe's door. Leaders ...

What happened to the 270 Nigerian school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram?

What happened to the 270 Nigerian school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram? Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Boko Haram kidnapped 270 girls 10 months ago. Snatched from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria, the missing reports of these young girls caused a ...

ISIS expands: Algeria, Egypt and now Libya, where will the horrifying terrorist group appear next?

ISIS expands: Algeria, Egypt and now Libya, where will the horrifying terrorist group appear next? Watch

Africa

Libya was one of the first nations that underwent a revolution during the beginning years of the Arab Spring. However, for the last few years, ...

ISIS BEHEADS 21 EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA

ISIS BEHEADS 21 EGYPTIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Islamic State is growing. It's reach has extended beyond its stomping grounds in Iraq and Syria to Europe and the Americas - through lone ...

Muslims attack Jews in South Africa! Demand that Jewish students be kicked from university

Muslims attack Jews in South Africa! Demand that Jewish students be kicked from university Watch

Africa

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The growing trend of Antisemitism is not limited to Europe, as a recent decision from a South African student group has revealed.

Putin's growing ANTI-AMERICAN ALLIANCE; Russia and Egypt sign military cooperation deal!

Putin's growing ANTI-AMERICAN ALLIANCE; Russia and Egypt sign military cooperation deal! Watch

Africa

While much of the world has turned on Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, Putin appears to be reaching out to older allies that were ...

Is this the end of Boko Haram? African nations join military forces to destroy the dreaded terrorist group

Is this the end of Boko Haram? African nations join military forces to destroy the dreaded terrorist group Watch

Africa

More African nations have joined together against the Nigerian based Islamist group, Boko Haram, signaling renewed hope that the days this deadly ...

Niger joins Chad and Nigeria in fight against Boko Haram; new alliance to help protect Catholic communities in west Africa

Niger joins Chad and Nigeria in fight against Boko Haram; new alliance to help protect Catholic communities in west Africa Watch

Africa

The African Union has created a 7,500 man multi-nation military task force in order to combat the Islamist group Boko Haram. The terrorist group ...

Taking the fight back! Chad's soldiers annihilate 200 militants

Taking the fight back! Chad's soldiers annihilate 200 militants Watch

Africa

Chad has announced recently that its military forces have retaken a border town in Nigeria, and killed around 200 Islamists who are part of the ...

Two million fear massive slaughter as Boko Haram actively surrounds key Nigerian city

Two million fear massive slaughter as Boko Haram actively surrounds key Nigerian city Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Boko Haram has seized control over four of the five roads out of Maiduguri, one of Nigeria's key cities. Two million people residing in Maiduguri are ...