| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 AM
NAIROBI (Reuters) - South Africa has expelled a diplomat from Burundi's embassy in connection with a raid on an exiled Rwandan general's Johannesburg home and Burundi is considering a response, a Burundian official said on Monday.
The raid on the home of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:02 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The International Criminal Court on Friday handed down the second conviction in its 12-year history, finding former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga guilty on four counts of war crimes and one count of crimes against...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
— Anti-plastic bag policies — either outright bans or taxes — are in effect in nearly 100 U.S. cities. As The New York Times reports, California may soon become the first U.S. state to impose a blanket plastic bag ban.
A number of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:03 AM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from
selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these
stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
* Prime Minister Stephen Harper was again rebuffed in his
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A series of attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital left dozens of people dead Monday as the army fought off assailants identified as followers of a disgruntled religious leader.
The coordinated attacks,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
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...