Category Archives: Legal Rights

Algeria Election May Bring New Era or Continued Protests

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s powerful army chief promises that a presidential election on Thursday will define the contours of a new era for a nation where the highest office has stood vacant for eight months. …

Is Kenya’s Government Fighting Corruption or Just Conducting Political Theatrics?

NAIROBI – Last week, the governor of Kenya’s capital Nairobi was charged with economic crimes involving millions of dollars. The arrest appears to be in line with President Uhuru’s Kenyatta’s pledge to stamp out corruption. …

Kenyan Safari Doctors Risk Al-Shabab to Provide Remote Health Care

LAMU COUNTY, KENYA – In Kenya’s remote island communities near the border with Somalia, the threat from al-Shabab militants has scared away most medical personnel. But one group of volunteers the Safari Doctors is braving …

Kenyan Safari Doctors Risk Al-Shabab to Provide Remote Health Care

LAMU COUNTY, KENYA – In Kenya’s remote island communities near the border with Somalia, the threat from al-Shabab militants has scared away most medical personnel. But one group of volunteers the Safari Doctors is braving …

Cameroon Measles Vaccination Team Attacked, Motives Questioned

EBOLOWA, CAMEROON Members of measles vaccination teams in southern Cameroon have been attacked and beaten by locals who say the serums triggered side effects that sent 12 children to local hospitals.

Many rural Cameroonians distrust …