Category Archives: Politics

Cameroon Defense Minister Warns Foreigners Against Travel

Cameroon’s defense minister called on all foreign nationals in the country’s restive regions to be cautious after an American missionary died after being shot in the head amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers in …

American Missionary Killed in Cameroon Amid Armed Conflict

An American missionary died Tuesday after being shot in the head amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers in northwestern Cameroon, the director of the regional hospital said.

Charles Trumann Wesco, a missionary from the …

Zimbabwean Widows Punished by Tribal Courts for Selling Gold-rich Land

When massive gold deposits were discovered about a decade ago in Chimanimani, eastern Zimbabwe, the rural district became famous for attracting hundreds of artisanal miners from across the country every year.
Wealthy small-scale prospectors regularly …

Opposition to Participate in Contentious DRC Poll

The fractured opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Friday that opposition leaders will participate in a contentious December election, and said the opposition bloc will name a unified candidate by Nov. 15 — …

Award-Winning Film Casts Light on ‘Vicious Cycle’ of Sex Trafficking

An award-winning film about a Nigerian woman trapped in the sex trade in Austria aims to shine a light on the cycle of abuse and poverty fueling sexual slavery, the director said on Tuesday.
Sudabeh …