- Brazil Inks Deal With South African Defense Company
April 16 2013 7:51 PM
Brazil inked a deal with South African defense and aerospace company Paramount Group to purchase armored vehicles for Rio de Janeiro, strengthening BRICS trade.
- IMF Recognizes Somali Government Ending 22-Year Break In Relations
April 13 2013 2:11 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially recognized the Somali government on Friday, ending a 22-year-long break in relations.
- The Continuing Humanitarian Crisis In Mali
April 12 2013 10:50 AM
Mali doesn't have enough donor aid to meet its needs this year. And it may be running low on foresight, too.
- Nigerian Minister Suggests Death Penalty For Rapists
April 11 2013 2:31 PM
A government minister says the death penalty for rapists could stem the rate of violence against women in the patiarchal society.
- Death Penalty On Decline, Despite Resumption In A Few Countries: Amnesty
April 10 2013 3:27 AM
In an annual report published on Wednesday, Amnesty International noted the global trend towards ending the death penalty continued.
- Meet Kenya's New President Kenyatta, Inaugurated Despite Indictment
April 09 2013 11:21 AM
Uhuru Kenyatta was inaugurated to become Kenya's president, despite his indictment for war crimes and upcoming International Criminal Court case.
- Uhuru Kenyatta To Be Sworn In As Kenyan President
April 09 2013 3:46 AM
Kenya’s president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta is set to be sworn in Tuesday, leaving Western nations in an awkward scenario.
- Margaret Thatcher Dies At 87
April 08 2013 8:50 AM
Margaret Thatcher has died at age 87 from a stroke. She was the only woman to serve as prime minister in U.K. history.
- France Proposes To Retain 1,000 Soldiers In Mali, Permanently
April 06 2013 7:35 AM
France reassured Mali Friday that French troops would not be withdrawn “overnight” and proposed to retain a permanent force.
- Army General Fired Due To ‘Loss Of Confidence’ Following Alcohol And Sexual Misconduct Charges
April 05 2013 8:57 AM
Major General Ralph Baker out as Commander of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa on misconduct charges.
- Where The Landmines Are
April 04 2013 4:59 PM
There are still millions of unexploded landmines from historical wars all over the world, the U.N. says.
- Nelson Mandela Obit Mistakenly Aired In South Africa
April 03 2013 8:30 PM
South African network DStv aired an obituary for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, but the iconic leader wasn't dead.