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Rebel Leader Machar Declines Offer to Visit Juba, Fears for His Safety

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar turned down an invitation Saturday from President Salva Kiir to visit the South Sudanese capital Juba.Machar, the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM IO), told Kiir in a meeting in

DRC’s Catholic Activists Keep Up Fight for Democracy

A special service is being held at Kinshasa's St. Joseph Catholic Church. Some of the parishioners weep. Others are deep in thought. The bishop, cloaked in red robes, walks up to the podium at the altar.We must never forget the

Son of Former Guinea President Charged with Enslaving Girl

A U.S. federal court has indicted the son of the former president of Guinea and his wife for allegedly enslaving a young Guinean girl in their luxurious Dallas, Texas, home for 16 years.Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure were charged with

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS TO RESUME JOBURG-HK FLIGHTS DISTRUPTED BY TYPHOON

JOHANNESBURG-- South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong, following bad weather caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, the national flag carrier says.Following the receipt of weather update and forecast from the authoritie...

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS TO RESUME JOBURG-HK FLIGHTS DISTRUPTED BY TYPHOON

JOHANNESBURG-- South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong, following bad weather caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, the national flag carrier says.Following the receipt of weather update and forecast from the authoritie...

Senior Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed by Allies

Mamman Nur, a senior figure in the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, reportedly has been killed by some of his own colleagues.Nur's men allegedly gunned him down Aug. 21 following an internal dispute, according to Nigerian media sources and others.