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Testimony Concludes on Alleged Atrocities Under Gambian Ex-Dictator Jammeh’s Rule

Gambia’s truth commission has wrapped up more than two years of public hearings into alleged human rights violations committed during the 22-year rule of former dictator Yahya Jammeh. A steady parade of witnesses concluded their testimony Friday, del…

Ex Uganda Army Commander Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt

Uganda’s army spokesman said unidentified gunmen attacked the transport minister and former defense forces chief, General Edward Katumba Wamala, on Tuesday while he was traveling in an army vehicle with his daughter. The army says he was injured, whil…

Ex Uganda Army Commander Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt

Uganda’s army spokesman said unidentified gunmen attacked the transport minister and former defense forces chief, General Edward Katumba Wamala, on Tuesday while he was traveling in an army vehicle with his daughter. The army says he was injured, whil…

350,000 Victims of Goma Volcanic Eruption Urgently Need Aid, UN Says

Aid agencies say 350,000 people affected by the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in need of urgent assistance.Mount Nyiragongo erupted on May 22, turning the sky a fiery red and spewing lava int…

350,000 Victims of Goma Volcanic Eruption Urgently Need Aid, UN Says

Aid agencies say 350,000 people affected by the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in need of urgent assistance.Mount Nyiragongo erupted on May 22, turning the sky a fiery red and spewing lava int…