Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt.
Former South African President, Kgalema Motlanthe’s Commission of Inquiry into Zimbabwe post-election violence has invited the leadership of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to its next sitting on November 21.
Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Nelson Chamisa has had to apologise to his supporters for calling them "stupid" for taking to the streets on August 1 to protest a delay in poll results,resulting in a deadly army crackdow.
The Pentagon is reducing its counter-terrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world as part of a broad effort to shift American military focus toward what it calls threats from Russia and China.
Civil society organisations from Africa and Haiti are asking their governments to step-up to eradicate pneumonia which is responsible for more child mortalities than any other diseases like Aids, Malaria and measles combined.