Category Archives: Legal Matters

Soldiers Occupy Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court Grounds Judges Say

BISSAU GUINEA BISSAU – A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of Guinea-Bissau’s Supreme Court the court said Tuesday deepening a post-election crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing …

After Taliban, Will Al-Shabab Negotiate?

The Taliban and the United States have reached an unlikely agreement which will allow some U.S. troops to leave Afghanistan, and pave the way for a dialogue with the Afghan government for what could be …

US Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack in Nairobi

The United States warned Thursday of a possible terrorist attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi said terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in the …

Rains Bring Relief as Water Again Flows Through Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE – After a long and unsettling dry spell, the water at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls is flowing again, fed by rains upstream in Angola and Namibia. But experts say global warming is having …

Africa Braces for Coronavirus as Delay Offers Time to Prepare

LONDON – Africa is braced for a potential coronavirus pandemic, as experts warn health systems on the continent could be overwhelmed. Beyond its source in China, outbreaks have hit South Korea, Iran and Italy, with …

Preserving Black History in America, A Life’s Work

WASHINGTON – Tourists walk through an old Victorian-style row house in Washington’s most historic African American neighborhood. As they move through rooms and up narrow stairwells, many are unaware the man who lived and worked …

South African President’s Speech Upstaged Again by Opposition Protest, Walkout

JOHANNESBURG – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa barely got out the first sentence of his annual State of the Nation Address before the inevitable happened: commotion in the gallery, led by the Economic Freedom Fighters.…