[VOA]Abuja -Aid organization Doctors Without Borders says it has suspended emergency health care in Borno State, Nigeria, - the heart of an insurgency now under assault by government troops. The decision comes after five gunmen hijacked an aid vehicle on Saturday.
[AGRA]Nairobi -Jane Karuku, President of AGRA, said: “We share the African Union’s vision for an Africa that is free of hunger; an Africa that boasts a strong agricultural sector that provides food, labour and wealth for all groups of society. The theme of this year’s summit - ‘Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance’ - is fitting. We are optimistic about Africa’s future, especially given the tremendous advances we are witnessing across the whole continent, in research laboratories,
[VOA]Bouake, Ivory Coast -Two years since Ivory Coast's post-election violence came to an end, rape remains a problem throughout the country. Though such attacks are now occurring outside the context of armed conflict, they show that the security situation for the country's women remains bleak.
[VOA]Juba, South Sudan -South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Thursday that he would "never accept" the International Criminal Court. He spoke during a visit from new Kenyan president and ICC indictee Uhuru Kenyatta, who pledged the creation of roads, rail and pipelines to deepen economic ties between Kenya and the new nation.