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South Sudan President reluctantly signs a peace treaty with rebels

South Sudan President reluctantly signs a peace treaty with rebels Watch

Africa

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

South Sudan President Salva Kiir reluctantly signs a peace deal with rebels.

Catholic Bishops in Kenya call for support against polio vaccine

Catholic Bishops in Kenya call for support against polio vaccine Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Several Roman Catholic bishops in Kenya are urging citizens to boycott a mass polio campaign in their area. The bishops want to put a halt to the ...

Fifty people killed in Nigerian market bombing

Fifty people killed in Nigerian market bombing Watch

Africa

An explosive device detonated in a busy market in the Nigerian town of Sabon Gari killed at least 50 people and left many injured. The device ...

Archaeologist declares Queen Nefertiti's burial chamber has been finally discovered

Archaeologist declares Queen Nefertiti's burial chamber has been finally discovered Watch

Africa

British archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Reeves at the University of Arizona has proclaimed that a "ghost" doorway found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, ...

Nigerian activist says President Bush, not Obama, did the most for Africans

Nigerian activist says President Bush, not Obama, did the most for Africans Watch

Africa

Nigerian activist Emmanuel Obege isn't that impressed with U.S. President Barack Obama. "When you show up and you're saying to the people of ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: Defending Human Dignity by Defunding Planned Parenthood

Obianuju Ekeocha: Defending Human Dignity by Defunding Planned Parenthood Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

My country (Nigeria) has worked hard to eradicate completely through laws and societal codes, the dark elements within it that hurt and harmed ...

Minnesota dentist accused of hunting famous African lion, Cecil, faces extreme backlash from the world

Minnesota dentist accused of hunting famous African lion, Cecil, faces extreme backlash from the world Watch

Africa

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

PETA or the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has stated that the dentist accused of killing the famous lion Cecil in Zimbabwe needs to be ...

Kenyan women beat starvation by 'sack farming'

Kenyan women beat starvation by 'sack farming' Watch

Africa

By Caroline Wambui, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Central Kenya's Nturukuma region is not kind to farmers - its erratic rainfall, desert vegetation and drying riverbeds push most people into ...

Two soldiers injured during a terrorist attack in Algeria

Two soldiers injured during a terrorist attack in Algeria Watch

Africa

Algeria continues to pay for its fight against terrorism. After a deadly attack perpetrated in the region of Ain Defla on July 17, against an army ...

Algeria holds international conference on stopping radicalization around the world

Algeria holds international conference on stopping radicalization around the world Watch

Africa

Radicalization is a generic phenomenon that plagues all democratic societies. The radicalization of armed groups, that carry out attacks everywhere ...

Malian authorities dismantle terrorist training camp

Malian authorities dismantle terrorist training camp Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma

The security situation never seemed better in the sub Saharan region, particularly Mali.

 11 Algerian soldiers killed in country's bloodiest terrorist attack

11 Algerian soldiers killed in country's bloodiest terrorist attack Watch

Africa

Terrorists waited for the day after the last day of Ramadan to attack.

Kenya plans massive nude march to reject Obama's support for homosexuality during visit

Kenya plans massive nude march to reject Obama's support for homosexuality during visit Watch

Africa

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Kenya plans to hold a unique demonstration on July 22 and 23 for President Barrack Obama's visit. According to Kenya's Republican Liberty Party, the ...

African countries spike up security as terror threats grow toward end of Ramadan

African countries spike up security as terror threats grow toward end of Ramadan Watch

Africa

In the opinion of many throughout Algeria, the security policy created by the country's leaders worked well. Terrorist attacks appear to have been ...

Obama's half-brother hurt over President's failure to inform relatives of upcoming trip in Kenya

Obama's half-brother hurt over President's failure to inform relatives of upcoming trip in Kenya Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

President Barrack Obama is rumored to be visiting the homeland of his father, Kenya, in a few weeks. Unfortunately, his step-brother Malik Abon'go ...

TERROR RISES: Egypt's terrorists threaten Western interests

TERROR RISES: Egypt's terrorists threaten Western interests Watch

Africa

Westerners in Egypt are threatened more than ever where Islamic groups continue to intensely prepare. If the coup against President Morsi is a ...

'We shall tell him to shut up and go home': Kenyan leaders warn Obama to leave his gay agenda at home during visit

'We shall tell him to shut up and go home': Kenyan leaders warn Obama to leave his gay agenda at home during visit Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

President Obama plans to visit his father's homeland, Kenya, at the end of this month for the sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Although this ...

Deadly terrorists plague Egypt as government attempts to crackdown on extremism

Deadly terrorists plague Egypt as government attempts to crackdown on extremism Watch

Africa

The Egyptian population has slowly decided to finally see a resolution to their religious extremism problem. The local government, committed to ...

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 ...