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  • Congo's defeated M23 rebels vow to disband and disarm

    Congo's defeated M23 rebels vow to disband and disarm
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Congo's M23 rebels, the latest in a succession of militias responsible for horrific attacks on civilians in the east of the country, effectively surrendered Tuesday when they announced that they were laying down their...
  • Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda

    Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The leader of the rebel group M23, wanted by Congolese authorities for alleged war crimes, has surrendered to Ugandan authorities, according to local media and news agency reports Thursday. Uganda's Daily Monitor cited an...
  • Congolese peace deal encounters a hitch

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- After 19 years of fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, diplomats and envoys gathered for the signing of a deal to seal the defeat of the Congolese rebel group, M23. But the Congolese government and M23...
  • Paul Rusesabagina, Rwanda's hotel hero

     Paul Rusesabagina, Rwanda's hotel hero
    Most bio-pics are made about somebodies — warriors, kings, artists. This was a bio-pic about a nobody who became a somebody during the Rwandan genocide, a bloody crossroads for a country with deep-seated ethnic frictions. In April 1994, Paul...
  • W&M alumna leads Rwanda climate observatory effort to get country on climate-change grid

    W&M alumna leads Rwanda climate observatory effort to get country on climate-change grid
    Africa has one-fifth of the world’s landmass, but no long-term, continuous record of air pollution or greenhouse gas emissions data … for now. College of William and Mary graduate Katherine Potter is spearheading the Rwanda Climate...
  • Review: 'Sweet Dreams' serves up a remarkable tale of resilience

    Review: 'Sweet Dreams' serves up a remarkable tale of resilience
    Three interlocking stories unfold in the documentary "Sweet Dreams," each one reinforcing the other to telling and finally joyous effect. "Sweet Dreams" is the English translation of the Kinyawanda language phrase "inzozi nziza." That's the name of an...
  • Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight

    Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight
    This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age. Visiting him meant something special to...
  • Facing the death of a pet is never easy

    Q: My 13-year-old dog passed away last month. I'm grateful I was able to be with him when he passed away at home. My buddy did have a full checkup two months before. The veterinarian had asked about any changes in the dog's behavior. While standing in the...
  • Pets are making a slow comeback in Rwanda

    RWANDA, AFRICA -- In September, we flew into the capital city of Kigali before heading out to the Virunga Mountains to see mountain gorillas. Instantly, it was apparent how much rebuilding and growth has occurred since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, when...
  • Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book. It would be a place where the world's...
  • Mr. Netanyahu and the end of days

    So far Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's peace ruse is still bearing some fruit. President Obama was eager to talk with him at the United Nations -- only to be reportedly rebuffed, until Obama managed to phone him for the first conservation between heads...
  • No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize

    No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize
    Most Africans are now better governed than in 2000, but the pace of improvement has slowed, and many countries are experiencing setbacks in public safety and the rule of law, a group dedicated to improving leadership on the continent reported Monday....