December 2, 2023

Oxfam warned it could lose millions in funding over sex crimes scandal

From Senior leaders of British aid organization Oxfam are to meet UK government officials Monday amid warnings it could lose public funding over allegations its staff hired prostitutes in Haiti. Ahead of the meeting, Oxfam announced it would strengthen its staff vetting procedures and introduce a new whistleblower helpline as part of a package […]

UN report shows hundreds of Central African Republic abuses

From AJC AP- DAKAR, Senegal A sweeping new United Nations report identifies hundreds of human rights violations in Central African Republic since 2003 that may amount to war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and entire villages burned to the ground. Tuesday’s report comes amid growing fears that the country terrorized by multiple armed groups is […]

EgyptAir crash: Black box signal detected by search teams

From BBC Signals have been detected from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, French investigators have confirmed. They were picked up by the French vessel Laplace as it was searching the Mediterranean Sea. There were 66 people on board when the Airbus A320 crashed on 19 May while […]

Obama’s ‘troops’ in Chad are actually just drone workers

By Brian Ries From Mashable President Obama on Wednesday deployed about 80 Armed Forces personnel to Chad to help find the Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing since April. However, the personnel, whose deployment Obama announced in a “War Powers Notification” letter that he sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner and the president […]

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Police reward offered

From BBC Parents have had not word about the fate of their abducted daughters Nigeria’s police have offered a $300,000 (£180,000) reward to anyone who can help locate and rescue more than 200 abducted schoolgirls. They were kidnapped more than three weeks ago by Islamist Boko Haram militants from their boarding school in the north-eastern […]