ICC Orders First Monetary Awards to War Crime Victims

[Al Jazeera] Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday awarded individual and collective reparations to victims of war crimes committed by former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga.

[Al Jazeera] Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday awarded individual and collective reparations to victims of war crimes committed by former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Uganda At ‘Breaking Point’ From S Sudan Refugee Crisis

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations has warned that Uganda is at a “breaking point” as almost 3,000 refugees pour into the country every day from South Sudan, fleeing violence and famine in the world’s youngest country.

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations has warned that Uganda is at a "breaking point" as almost 3,000 refugees pour into the country every day from South Sudan, fleeing violence and famine in the world's youngest country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed – Help the Somali People

[Al Jazeera] Somalia’s president said on Thursday almost half his country’s people are facing acute food shortages and about 15 percent are facing famine. He urged the world to help.

[Al Jazeera] Somalia's president said on Thursday almost half his country's people are facing acute food shortages and about 15 percent are facing famine. He urged the world to help.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kisumu Aspirant to Empower Sex Workers If Elected Governor

[Nation] A Kisumu governorship aspirant has promised to implement programmes which will empower commercial sex workers in the region and make their business safe and profitable.

[Nation] A Kisumu governorship aspirant has promised to implement programmes which will empower commercial sex workers in the region and make their business safe and profitable.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Denis Goldberg – Ahmed Kathrada ‘Never Gave Up’

[Deutsche Welle] Denis Goldberg was sentenced to prison in South Africa in 1964, together with Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada who died on Tuesday. He remembers Kathrada as a fighter against tyranny “before, during and after prison.”

[Deutsche Welle] Denis Goldberg was sentenced to prison in South Africa in 1964, together with Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada who died on Tuesday. He remembers Kathrada as a fighter against tyranny "before, during and after prison."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Ramps up Military Presence in Sambisa Forest

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria has kicked off a shooting competition in Sambisa Forest, the former Boko Haram stronghold led by Abubakar Shekau. In the past weeks, Boko Haram has stepped up raids in nearby towns and villages.

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria has kicked off a shooting competition in Sambisa Forest, the former Boko Haram stronghold led by Abubakar Shekau. In the past weeks, Boko Haram has stepped up raids in nearby towns and villages.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Aid Workers Ambushed in South Sudan

[Deutsche Welle] The ambush on government-controlled territory was the deadliest attack on aid workers since South Sudan’s civil war began in 2013. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over three million.

[Deutsche Welle] The ambush on government-controlled territory was the deadliest attack on aid workers since South Sudan's civil war began in 2013. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over three million.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan