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Exclusive: Top-secret testimonies implicate Rwanda’s president in war crimes

Explosive witness testimony from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda implicates Paul Kagame and the RPF in mass killings before, during and after the 1994 genocide.

Did Botswana execute ‘poachers’ ?

The Botswana Defence Force’s anti-poaching unit has long been accused of a ‘shoot to kill’ policy. Over 20 years the unit has killed 30 Namibians and 22 Zimbabweans

The world’s warriors are under attack, but we must keep on fighting

The murder of Fikile Ntshangase in KwaZulu-Natal was not an isolated incident. Around the globe, from Nigeria to Brazil, environmental activists are similarly being silenced, and it is our duty to continue this struggle

Conflict in Cameroon: The schools caught in crossfire

A slew of recent attacks in the country means sending your child to school can be a life or death decision

‘My son died the worst kind of death’: Horrific details of violent unrest in Ethiopia

Eyewitness accounts emerge of the violence that left 239 people dead after the assassination of singer Hachalu Hundessa

Remembering the cruelty of strongman Nkurunziza and his regime

Burundi’s president was a cruel and tyrannical leader under whom no one was safe, not even schoolchildren

Four mowed down as KZN killing spree rages

The killings have sparked a call from the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal to the interministerial task team probing political assassinations

People must be able to trust the police

The Victims of Crime Survey for 2015-2016, released by Statistics South Africa, shows that South Africans are generally reluctant to report crime

Mothers pit prayer against killings

‘We’ve come to pray in this park because this is where the bodies of our children are always dumped, in the veld’

Special police task force to probe political killings, says police minister

While the death toll for politicians is increasing ahead of the local government elections, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko pledges to intervene.

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