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  • Dian Fossey, defender of gorillas, gets birthday doodle

    Dian Fossey, a naturalist who chronicled her life among the gorillas of Rwanda in the book "Gorillas in the Mist," was honored Thursday with a Google Doodle.  Her work with what she called "the greatest of the great apes" helped to recast the 400-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rwanda's president accused in death of ex-spy chief Patrick Karegeya

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- The death of a former Rwandan spy chief in South Africa has renewed opposition claims that Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, is orchestrating the killings of political dissidents – allegations denied by the Rwandan...
  • Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east

    Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — For nearly two decades, warfare in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in millions of deaths and cast the resource-rich region as the world capital of rape and crimes against humanity. One reason...
  • Mother Teresa Movie in the Works with 'Hotel Rwanda' Writer

    The life of Mother Teresa may be headed for the big screen with independent producers Tony Krantz and Jamey Volk working with The Mother Teresa Center to develop an authorized "I Thirst" project. "Hotel Rwanda" screenwriter Keir Pearson has come on board...
  • Jesse's Words: 'Noturing, Helin, Love'

    Sometime before Dec. 14, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis wrote three words on a chalkboard in his family's Newtown kitchen. "Norturing, helin, love." Not long afterward, Jesse was one of 20 first-graders gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School. His...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State Sen. Wright fined for not reporting gift of foreign travel

     
    Sen. Roderick Wright agrees to pay fine for not reporting $13,000 travel gift...