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Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Not just Ethiopia, but people all over the world mourn the brutal killing of 30 people by ISIL,  because of their religious affiliation. In the 21st century, Christians all over…

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

The guys who trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’ want to silence crusading Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais. In the latest effort to silence Marques, legal action was launched  in Angola…

Somali terror unit kills Christians in Kenya University

Somali terror unit kills Christians in Kenya University

Nairobi, Kenya: Some 143 people lost their lives and several injured in a horrific attack. Gunmen attacked a university campus in northeastern Kenya early on Holy Thursday, clashing with guards, forcing their way…

Boko Haram butchers 45

Boko Haram butchers 45

Nigeria: Butchery in the name of religion once again struck in Nigeria.  At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram [dreaded Islamic terror group] attack in northeast…

Uganda passes odius homophobic law

Uganda passes odius homophobic law

KAMPALA:   Uganda’s parliament on Friday adopted an anti-homosexuality bill that will see repeat offenders jailed for life. While its lawmakers hailing it as a victory against “evil”, the civilised world…

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Luanda, Nov 25: South-west African nation Angola became the first country in the world to ban Islam and to prohibit Muslims from openly practicing their faith. The country’s culture minister,…

Poisonous Anti-LGBT laws in Africa must go: Amnesty International

Poisonous Anti-LGBT laws in Africa must go: Amnesty International

Horrific attacks on queer people, condoned by certain governments in Africa have reached dangerous levels, says a report by Rights watchdog Amnesty International. Homosexual acts are still a crime in…

Ghana President warns: Islamist Militancy spreading over West Africa

Ghana President warns: Islamist Militancy spreading over West Africa

Sudan, June 09: No country in West Africa is safe from the threat of Islamist militancy. This was the stark warning by Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama last week in…

Banned ‘Save Lion’ ad challenged in South Africa

Banned ‘Save Lion’ ad challenged in South Africa

A billboard showing a lioness looking down the barrel of a gun with South African President Jacob Zuma  in the background, was removed from the main airport in Johannesburg last…

Kouraj to stand up for Haiti’s M Community

Kouraj to stand up for Haiti’s M Community

 “The word ‘masisi’  has always been an insult. It makes people uncomfortable for us to use it, but in Haitian Creole, there is no other way for me to describe…

Gay teen tortured, forced to eat excreta, killed at rangers ‘camp’ in South Africa

Gay teen tortured, forced to eat excreta, killed at rangers ‘camp’ in South Africa

 In South Africa, three ‘gay and effeminate’ teens have died after being starved, tortured and killed at a ‘boys’ camp’ that promised to turn them into ‘men’.  A picture of…

Tanzania: Arusha H2O shortage : no solution?

Tanzania: Arusha H2O shortage : no solution?

ARUSHA, Tanzania : According to the Tanzania Daily News, Arusha residents have now been compelled to rely on the on-going rains as their main source for domestic water since the…

Lake Victoria choked by Water Hyacinths

Lake Victoria choked by Water Hyacinths

KENYA, Nairobi : A report in the local  newspaper ‘The Star’ reveals that Kenya is facing a water shortage caused by a water hyacinth menace. Water Hyacinths block and choke water…

Kenya and India ties on wildlife issues

Kenya and India ties on wildlife issues

Kenya and India have vowed to strengthen their ties in wildlife conservation and management. This is because of the increase in poaching which has reduced the number of elephants, lions…

Burundi: Catholic ‘sect’ loses 6 in violent clashes

Burundi: Catholic ‘sect’ loses 6 in violent clashes

At least six people have been killed and 35 wounded in clashes in northern Burundi (Africa) between police and a Catholic sect, an official has said. The violence broke out…

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