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Congo Calm After Court Upholds Election Win of Tshisekedi

KINSHASA Congo’s capital was calm Sunday with residents attending church after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi. It was not clear if the population would heed runner-up Martin Fayulu’s call …

Ethiopia Readies ‘Massive Offensive’ on al-Shabab in Somalia

ADDIS ABABA The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and said Ethiopian forces are preparing a massive offensive in response.

The …

Zimbabwe, DR Congo Top Human Rights Watchdog Concerns

JOHANNESBURG The human rights issues of 2018 have spilled over into current events, particularly in two African nations, rights advocates said as they launched the annual Human Rights Watch Africa roundup Thursday in Johannesburg.

This …

Sudanese-American Politician Who Organized Protests Goes Missing

A Sudanese-American politician who organized recent anti-government protests in Sudan remained missing Friday, two days after disappearing on the streets of the capital, Khartoum, his wife said.

Rudwan Dawod, a political activist with the group …

Safari Club Event Vendors Sold Products Made From Threatened Wildlife

WASHINGTON Photos and video taken by animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including boots, chaps, belts and furniture …