Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

Bahrain’s Opposition Leader Receives Life Sentence

Bahrain’s appeals court handed down life sentences Sunday to three senior opposition members.

Sheikh Ali Salman and two other men, all members of the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement had been acquitted by the criminal court on …

Tanzanian Government Distances Itself from Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown

Nearly a week after a local administrator called for a crackdown on gay people living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, the government is distancing itself from his remarks.

Paul Makonda, a regional commissioner …

US Warns Its Citizens in Tanzania ahead of Anti-Gay Crackdown

The United States has warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality, which is a criminal offense in the East African country.

In an …

Armed Groups Attack Cameroon Plantation Workers

Armed groups in Cameroon’s restive English speaking regions have been attacking and chopping off fingers of workers of the country’s second largest employer, the Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), in what has been described as renewed …

Somali Towns Get Health Care After 30 Years of War

The UN Migration Agency has begun providing life-saving health care to two Somali towns previously inaccessible because of war and conflict.

Tens of thousands of people in the towns of Gobweyn and Bulla Gaduud have …