Category: Africa

Burundi protests: Three killed in Bujumbura

Three protesters have been killed in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, the Red Cross says, as demonstrations against President Pierre Nkuruziza’s re-election bid enter a second week. The BBC’s Maud Jullien reports from the scene that police…

Ethiopians protest ISIS killing of citizens

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a government-organised rally condemning the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State militants in Libya. The official rally appeared to be…

HRW raises alarm over sexual slavery in CAR

The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international rights group is urging the UN peacekeepers to urgently intervene to free the nomadic women and children hostages being held by Christian anti-Balaka fighters in Central African Republic…