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Al Qaeda terrorist group kills seven soldiers in Mali

Al Qaeda terrorist group kills seven soldiers in Mali Watch

Africa

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) has claimed responsibility for the July 2 terrorist attack that took the lives of seven soldiers from the ...

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS?

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS? Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Last Friday, a very tragic event happened at the Imperial Marhaba Beach Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. A 23-year-old man dressed just like any other ...

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Italian authorities have given the Catholic priests permission to "exorcise," or do counter-magic to Nigerian migrant girls who have been "under a ...

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two hundred and nineteen girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, from the boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, are believed to have been brainwashed and now ...

Terrorist slaughters 37 on Tunisian beach resort of Sousse

Terrorist slaughters 37 on Tunisian beach resort of Sousse Watch

Africa

Thirty-seven people have been killed - and at least another 36 were injured in a terrorist shooting spree in the beachside town of Sousse in ...

Ugandan witch doctors abducting, killing children for body parts

Ugandan witch doctors abducting, killing children for body parts Watch

Africa

It's a satanic practice once thought consigned to a very, very dark age - but it is increasing in frequency throughout the African nation of ...

Somali men demoralized, turn to drugs after more women become breadwinners

Somali men demoralized, turn to drugs after more women become breadwinners Watch

Africa

By Katy Migiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Men in war-torn Somalia suffer high rates of drug addiction, divorce and mental illness, researchers said, urging donors to do more to support ...

Tour guide risks life attempting to save American tourist horrifically killed by lion

Tour guide risks life attempting to save American tourist horrifically killed by lion Watch

Africa

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

As Katherine Chappell, the American tourist attacked and killed by a lion during an African safari tour, was being attacked, the staff of the park ...

African governments swindled from tax dollars they need for development

African governments swindled from tax dollars they need for development Watch

Africa

By Stella Dawson, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Multinational companies deprive African governments of $11 billion in taxes each year, and G7 world leaders should set up a new global body to ...

American tourist attacked and killed by lion during African Safari Park tour

American tourist attacked and killed by lion during African Safari Park tour Watch

Africa

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When one 22 year old tourist from the United States planned her trip to South Africa, being mauled and attacked by a big angry cat was definitely not ...

Six million DEAD - Is the U.S. working with the U.N. guilty of genocide and ethnic cleansing?

Six million DEAD - Is the U.S. working with the U.N. guilty of genocide and ethnic cleansing? Watch

Africa

Genocide continues in the world today - and those who can make a difference - look away. That's the feeling of bishops from the eastern Congo. ...

BRIBERY AND GRAFT: Ugandan families tricked into giving up children for U.S. adoption

BRIBERY AND GRAFT: Ugandan families tricked into giving up children for U.S. adoption Watch

Africa

By Katy Migiro and Tom Esslemont, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Ugandan families have been bribed, tricked or coerced into giving up their children to U.S. citizens and other foreigners for adoption, a Thomson ...

'Human beings should not be sold' Ugandan grandmother decries system that tore her grandchild from her family

'Human beings should not be sold' Ugandan grandmother decries system that tore her grandchild from her family Watch

Africa

By Katy Migiro and Tom Esslemont, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The first time Jaja, a Ugandan woman, saw her one-year-old granddaughter, she was in the arms of an American man who she was told had "bought" ...

Christian pastors face possible death penalty for practicing faith in Sudan

Christian pastors face possible death penalty for practicing faith in Sudan Watch

Africa

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Presbyterian Christian preachers, Yat Michael Ruot and Peter Yein Reith, were reportedly detained by the National Intelligence and Security Service ...

Stone tools dating back more than three million years old discovered in Kenya

Stone tools dating back more than three million years old discovered in Kenya Watch

Africa

Crude stone tools, recently discovered in Kenya, raise profound questions about prehistory. The tools date back 3.3 million years, making them ...

Thousands of migrants flee Libyan conflict through Mediterranean Sea

Thousands of migrants flee Libyan conflict through Mediterranean Sea Watch

Africa

African migrants on the Libyan territory are plagued with several dangers; cruelty and violence against them are among the main causes that push them ...

Freed journalist sues Al Jazeera news agency for $100 million, alleging negligence

Freed journalist sues Al Jazeera news agency for $100 million, alleging negligence Watch

Africa

Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy was held with two other Al Jazeera journalists for more than 400 days in Egypt. They were charged with belonging ...

Boko Haram kidnap victim speaks on horrific experience full of rape and abuse

Boko Haram kidnap victim speaks on horrific experience full of rape and abuse Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"They turned me into a sex machine. They took turns to sleep with me. Now, I am pregnant and I cannot identify the father," told Asabe Aliyu, one of ...

Disabled and under-aged Ugandan women seek justice for sexual crimes committed against them

Disabled and under-aged Ugandan women seek justice for sexual crimes committed against them Watch

Africa

By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Tackling an "epidemic" of sexual violence in Uganda, in which disabled women and girls are most vulnerable to abuse, and seeking justice for the ...

'We have no room for gays and those others,' deputy president of Kenya says

'We have no room for gays and those others,' deputy president of Kenya says Watch

Africa

"The Republic of Kenya is a republic that worships God. We have no room for gays and those others," Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto declared ...

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

African nations have been under severe pressure to fall in line and submit to the rainbow flag of the LGBT campaigns. Many of our African leaders ...

Hundreds of hostages freed from Boko Haram captivity

Hundreds of hostages freed from Boko Haram captivity Watch

Africa

The tide may have turned for the Nigerian military n its ongoing battle with terror group Boko Haram. Army officials say that nearly 300 women ...

Obianuju Ekeocha Files Special Report From Nigeria: Protecting God's Gifts of Life and Family

Obianuju Ekeocha Files Special Report From Nigeria: Protecting God's Gifts of Life and Family Watch

Africa

By Ms Obianuju Ekeocha and Most Reverend Emmanuel Badejo

In response to the encroaching Culture of Death, the increasing violation of the sanctity of human life around the world, and in line with Pope ...

Diabolical new ISIS video shows two groups of Christians brutally executed

Diabolical new ISIS video shows two groups of Christians brutally executed Watch

Africa

In a malefic new Islamist State video, two separate groups of Christians are seen being led bound before being executed. The victims are thought ...

Archaeologists amazingly uncover potential oldest tools in the world

Archaeologists amazingly uncover potential oldest tools in the world Watch

Africa

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The oldest tools known to man was created about to 3.4 million years ago. Recent findings stated that the tools found at the archaeological site, ...

Islamic State may have trouble infiltrating Morocco. Six jihadists detained for plotting terrorist attacks

Islamic State may have trouble infiltrating Morocco. Six jihadists detained for plotting terrorist attacks Watch

Africa

At least six members of a terrorist cell that had ties to the Islamic State were arrested in Morocco, Moroccan authorities announced on Monday.

At least 2,000 girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram for illicit purposes

At least 2,000 girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram for illicit purposes Watch

Africa

By Emma Farge and Alex Whiting, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Boko Haram Islamic militants have kidnapped at least 2,000 girls and women since the start of last year, turning them into cooks, sex slaves and ...