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JOHANNESBURG | An exiled Rwandan general, testifying under oath in South Africa on Wednesday, feared he would be arrested as a political prisoner in his homeland, so he fled to Johannesburg, where he was shot.
An exiled Rwandan general, testifying under oath in South Africa on Wednesday, feared he would be arrested as a political prisoner in his homeland, so he fled to Johannesburg, where he was shot.
A South African police detective testified that a Rwandan businessman offered police a $1 million bribe to free him after his arrest on suspicion of bankrolling an assassination attempt against an exiled dissident Rwandan general.
Nigeria's main labor unions said they will begin a three-day strike July 20 after the government and private sector failed to implement a minimum-wage law signed by President Goodluck Jonathan earlier this year.
Refugee rights groups want a court to strip a Rwandan general of asylum status in South Africa, saying he has been linked to mass human rights abuses in East Africa.
The four men were once members of the Rwandan president's inner circle. Now they've fled the country and say they fear for their lives even in exile as he steps up efforts to silence their criticism.
Spain is seeking the extradition on genocide charges of a former Rwandan general who has been targeted in two assassination plots while in exile in South Africa, authorities said Wednesday.
Swaziland's death rate more than doubled in a decade, which is proof of the toll of AIDS, statisticians in this southern African kingdom said Wednesday.