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DR Congo

Groups Decry Mass Killings In Zaire

Milan, Italy (March 10) - A Milan, Italy based Non- Governmental Organization, Peace Link for Africa, working in peace and human rights issues has added its voice to accusation of mass killings made...

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DR Congo

Zaire: A Tall Order For Churches

Kinshasa - As Zairean rebels advance across the country in their bid to end the rule of President Mobutu Sese Seko, churches in the country are poised to play a major role in ensuring the restoration...

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DR Congo

Refugees Flee As Rebels Advance

Kisangani(March 10) - Zairean rebels last week continued their relentless advance in eastern Zaire, closing in on the strategic town of Kisangani where government troops have based their operations...

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DR Congo

Bitter Pill For Ailing Mobutu

Kinshasa - In poor health, Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko is facing one of his worst crises ever since advancing rebels in this central African nation took up arms in the eastern regions of North...

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Burundi

Regional Leaders To Impose Sanctions On Burundi

by A Correspondent Nairobi - Delegates to a regional summit in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha on July 31, decided to impose economic sanctions against the tiny central African state of Burundi...

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Liberia

Regional Body Proposes Trial For Liberian Warlords

Abuja - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed a proposal that envisions possible war crimes trials for Liberia's faction leaders, the head of the organization said here...

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Liberia

Regional Body Proposes Trial For Liberian Warlords

Abuja - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed a proposal that envisions possible war crimes trials for Liberia's faction leaders, the head of the organization said here...

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Burundi

Burundi Army Overthrow Comes After Warnings

Bujumbura - The coup in Burundi on July 25 came despite warnings a day earlier by the United Nations Security Council, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the European Community and other...

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Sudan

Sudanese Refugees Try To Ease Tension At Kakuma Camp

by Makur Kot Dhuor, APS Correspondent Nairobi - Early last month, a fierce fight broke out between two rival Sudanese groups at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camp near the...

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Rwanda

More Suspects Charged As Rwandan Massacres Continue

Arusha, Tanzania - The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has charged five more people allegedly for involvement in the 1994 massacres of between 500,000 and one million people in Rwanda,...

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Burundi

Burundians At Loggerheads With Region Over Military Force

by A Correspondent Nairobi - Burundi appears to be heading towards political deadlock with East African regional leaders over coming deployment of an African military force to stabilise the war-torn...

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Rwanda

UN Says Genocide Killings Rising In Rwanda

Kigali - Killings of Rwandan witnesses to the 1994 genocide are on the increase, and totalled 48 people between January and May this year alone, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a...

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Rwanda

Parliament Row BLocks Rwanda's First Genocide Trial

Kigali - An attempt to bring to trial suspects for Rwanda's 1994 ethnic genocide has been postponed for several more weeks due to a dispute between the Rwandan National Assembly and the government,...

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