US Warns Sahel Governments About Alleged Extrajudicial Killings

The U.S. State Department, saying it was “deeply concerned” about alleged human rights violations by state security forces in West Africa’s Sahel region, warned Thursday that ... Continue Reading →

South Sudan President Admits Inter-Communal Fighting Threatens Country

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – On South Sudan’s ninth independence anniversary, President Salva Kiir acknowledged that months of deadly intercommunal fighting threatens to rip the ... Continue Reading →

Cameroon Single Mothers Protest Forced, Early Marriages

YAOUNDE – In western Cameroon, hundreds of single mothers protested this week against the cultural practice of forced marriage. The women, who say their parents forced them ... Continue Reading →

Seychelles tightens regulations for fishing crews after new cases of COVID-19

West African crew members joining a French fishing fleet operating in the Seychelles’ waters will make crew changes via another Indian Ocean-based island under a newly signed agreement. The ... Continue Reading →