Freedom of expression needs to be balanced to give the right to dignity and privacy to all South Africans, President Jacob Zuma said this week, after he agreed to withdraw a defamation case against a newspaper cartoonist who depicted him poised to rape Lady Justice.
The first Ugandan soldiers to fly into Somalia 5 1/2 years ago came under attack as soon as they arrived: Militants fired mortars at the new mission's welcome ceremony.
A Minnesota terrorism suspect accused of sending men from Minnesota to their native Somalia to join an al-Qaeda-linked group, al-Shabab, used them as "cannon fodder," a prosecutor said Wednesday.
A Minnesota terrorism suspect accused of sending men from Minnesota to their native Somalia to join an al Qaeda-linked group, al-Shabab, used them as "cannon fodder," a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Joseph Kony, whose Lord's Resistance Army has survived on a steady regimen of rape, murder, pillage and abduction across East and Central Africa, remains a fugitive, as African Union countries struggle to coordinate their forces and amass the political will to bring justice to one of Africa's most infamous warlords.
A Minnesota man accused of helping to recruit and finance U.S. fighters for an overseas terrorist group heads to trial Monday in a case that's expected to show how some young Somali expatriates in Minneapolis were persuaded to risk their lives for insurgents back home.
Kenyan troops invaded al-Shabab's last stronghold in Somalia, coming ashore in a predawn assault Friday. Other African Union forces were traveling overland to link up with the Kenyan forces in the port city of Kismayo.
A Minnesota man recently traveled to Somalia to join al-Shabab, a spokesman for his family said, renewing fears that the terror group is continuing to recruit Somalis living in the U.S. to return to their homeland to fight.
Police and protesters fought running battles as a violent backlash to the killing of a radical Islamic preacher carried into a second day Tuesday in Kenya's second-largest city of Mombasa, leaving several people hospitalized, including seven injured in a grenade attack, police and human rights officials said.