Nigerian President Condemns Latest Killings in Sokoto State

ABUJA � Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said Saturday in a statement.

Armed gangs have killed hundreds of people in …

Nearly 2 Million Cyclone Survivors in Mozambique at Risk of Severe Food Shortages

GENEVA – The World Food Program warns 1.9 million Mozambicans battered by two devastating cyclones earlier this year are at risk of severe food shortages without urgent international assistance.

Hundreds of people were killed, tens …

Switzerland Says It Is Mediating Talks as Cameroon’s Separatist Crisis Deepens

YAOUNDE – Switzerland has officially said it is helping the government of Cameroon negotiate with rebels to end the separatist crisis that has killed more than 2,000 people in Cameroon. The Swiss ambassador to Cameroon, …

Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living in the region.

The $1.7 billion hydroelectric Gibe III dam, completed …

Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living in the region.

The $1.7 billion hydroelectric Gibe III dam, completed …