How Do You Save Endangered Gorillas? With Lots of Human Help

Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the green stalks and, with long careful fingers, peels off the exterior …

Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

CONAKRY – Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.

Conde, 81, is due to step down …

Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

UNITED NATIONS – In a highly unusual move, the tiny West African nation of The Gambia on Monday filed a lawsuit against Myanmar, accusing it of perpetrating a genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims which forced …

WFP: Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians on the Verge of Famine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns Haiti is approaching famine like conditions, with more than 1 in 3 people in the country of 11 million in need of urgent assistance.

A food assessment …

Cameroon set Feb 9, 2020 for legislative polls

YAOUNDE, Cameroon will hold its legislative and municipal elections on Feb 9, 2020, according to a presidential decree.

The last legislative polls was held in 2013 for five-year terms.

President Paul Biya who was re-elected …

Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business

ENTEBBE, UGANDA – Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo sign agreements to work on key road networks within 24 months, connecting the two countries to ease business. However, security concerns on the routes remain …

Zimbabwe suspends South African livestock imports after foot and mouth outbreak

HARARE, Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of the country, the agriculture ministry said.…