Sudan’s Opposition Alliance Chooses Prime Minister

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces of Freedom and Change, the country’s main opposition alliance, has nominated economist Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok to serve as prime minister in the country’s transitional government.

Hamdok, whose nomination was announced …

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

WASHINGTON – Controversial cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky returned home to Nigeria after a brief trip to India, where he had sought medical treatment after four years in detention.

The news came as a surprise to …

Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street to supplement the family income.…

Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street to supplement the family income.…

Kenya, Somalia Trade Threats in Indian Ocean Dispute

Analysts warn that tension could rise as a U.N. hearing nears on a Kenyan-Somali territorial argument.

Kenya’s parliament recently called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to send troops to the Indian Ocean to protect the country’s …