2012-02-07 10:16:23Country Celebrates 21st Anniversary of the Unity Charter[RFI]
Burundi celebrated the 21st anniversary of the adoption of its Unity Charter on Monday. While the man behind the project, former president Pierre Buyoya, says he is satisfied with the watershed document, some say there are reasons to doubt its efficiency after ten years of civil war.
Monday, 05-25-15, 17:37Human Rights - Zimbabwe - Thailand - Swaziland[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday, calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately; the release of all political prisoners in Swaziland; protection for Rohingya asylum seekers and action against human trafficking in Thailand.
Monday, 05-25-15, 17:21Forests Shrink As Power Deficit Fuels Charcoal Business[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Impoverished villagers are hacking down Malawi's forests to make charcoal, undeterred by government efforts to confiscate the dirty fuel as a power deficit stokes demand.
Monday, 05-25-15, 16:31Several Soldiers Killed in Tunisia Barracks Shooting[Deutsche Welle] Several Tunisian soldiers have been killed after one of their colleagues opened fire at an army barracks in the capital, Tunis. The Defense Ministry has described it as an "isolated incident."