By ALPHONCE SHIUNDU-Posted Friday, June 1 2012 at 12:01-Nairobi’s Nyayo Stadium was Friday turned into a fortress as President Kibaki led the nation in marking 49 years of self-rule. -It was a hassle trying to get into the venue of the celebrations, and after trying
Group of rebel defectors say they were recruited and trained in Rwanda, then sent to fight in Congo against their will.-Last Modified: 01 Jun 2012 13:53-A group of defectors fighting for the M23 rebel movement against the Congolese army say that they were recruited
By David Kerr-Rome, Italy, May 31, 2012 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the eve of Pope Benedict’s visit to the 7th World Meeting of Families in Milan, the city’s archbishop believes there are real signs of hope that Christian family life is undergoing a revival.
By Stephen Otage (email the author) Posted Friday, June 1 2012 at 00:00-Kampala. While cases of child sacrifice are reportedly going down, a new dangerous, sophisticated and lucrative wave of crime targeting street kids, orphans and abandoned children
By NATION Reporter-Posted Friday, June 1 2012 at 10:54-Somalia militia Al-Shabaab has warned of an imminent attack in Kenya threatening to bring down tall buildings within two weeks. The warning was carried by a private intelligence firm,
The Vatican spokesman, Federico Lombardi, says no discussions were held between Ruini and Bertone on the Viganò case, neither were letters rogatory sent to the Italian public prosecution. Meanwhile, the wait for the papal butler's trial continues
Egypt’s military announced that the country’s emergency law, which has allowed authorities to detain people without charge since Anwar Sadat’s 1981 assassination, expired on Thursday.-By Kathryn STAPLEY in Cairo (video)-News Wires (text)-AFP - Egypt's decades-long state of emergency
Here is the heroic testimony of the Christians in Algeria, who hope the new government will take a moderate line on religious freedom-DAVIDE DEMICHELIS-ROME-The largest country in Africa is self-proclaimed Muslim. But the government did contribute
30 MAY 2012 - Juba — South Sudan on Wednesday accused government of neigbouring Sudan of redeploying "additional" troops into the hotly contested border region of Abyei, while the United Nations reported that the withdrawal had been completed.
31 May 2012 Last updated at 17:30 GMT- African Union and Somali government forces have captured the town of Afmadow, a strategic militant base in the south of the country. Commanders say the Islamist al-Shabab group abandoned the town without