Harris to Be Sworn In by Justice Sotomayor at Inauguration

WASHINGTON – Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and female vice president will take her oath of office from the

At Least 48 Dead in Militia Attack on El Geneina, West Darfur, says SUNA A

KHARTOUM – At least 48 people died and 97 people were injured in a militia attack on the West Darfur city of El Geneina on Saturday, Sudan’s state news agency SUNA said, citing a local doctors union.

The attack came …

UN Rushing to Relocate Ethiopian Refugees Away From Sudanese Border

GENEVA – The United Nations and other agencies are rushing to relocate thousands of refugees camped out along the disputed Sudan-Ethiopia border to safer areas further away.

Tensions along the border region between Sudan and Ethiopia have grown since the …

UN Says Breakthrough Achieved in Libya Transition Talks

CAIRO – The top U.N. official for Libya said Saturday that an advisory committee for representatives of Libya’s different regions has proposed a way forward for choosing a transitional government that would lead the war-torn country to elections late this

Rare South Sudan Soldiers’ Rape Conviction Raises Hopes for Justice

YEI, SOUTH SUDAN – First, the soldiers stole their belongings. Then they took their food. On their third and final visit, the woman said, the soldiers raped her and her daughter-in-law until they were unable to walk.

What sets these …

Ugandan Military Enters Opposition Leader’s House After Election Fraud Accusations

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Ugandan soldiers entered the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday, after he said Thursday’s presidential election was marred by widespread fraud.  Wine claimed victory and declared himself president-elect, even as early results showed longtime leader …