The forgotten war


South Sudan’s population could be reduced by 50 per cent if extra help from Western countries doesn’t happen soon.
South Sudan is gripped in a civil war that has seen famine hit the country harder than any other nation in Africa.
Crimes against humanity, displacement, violent crimes and severe famine will see inhabitants either leave the country or die from starvation. Continue reading


Gambian President Given Ultimatum By UN-backed Forces


Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has been given until Midday Friday (Gambian time) by West African leaders to relinquish power before Senegalese troops force-ably remove him from power, as the fall out from the Gambian Presidential election continues. Continue reading

El Salvador has first day without homicide in two years



Central American nation El Salvador has had its first full day free of death in almost two years according to Central American country’s Civil Police Commissioner Howard Cotto.
January 11, was the first such day since January 22, 2015 that there weren’t any homicides. Continue reading


30 die in Uganda boat tragedy



A boat carrying a Ugandan football team has capsized on Lake Albert in the country’s west killing 30 people. Continue reading