Homeless dogs Lelya (l.) and Hatiko pose during their wedding ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday. The ceremony was organized by Ukraine's first ever dogs' wedding agency to raise awareness of the nation's homeless animals.
Rwanda election coverage is stirring up some interesting interviews in the local press, with some issuing war calls against President Paul Kagame.
Thousands gathered today at the grave of Sudan leader John Garang de Mabior, who was killed July 30, 2005, after signing a peace deal between North and South. Would Sudan still be divided if the tenacious rebel was still alive?
Human Rights Watch is now calling for an independent autopsy of Democratic Green Party vice chairman Andre Kagwa Rwisereka, who was found dead earlier this month amid a crackdown on dissent in the run-up to the Aug. 9 Rwanda election.
Divides within the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) are driving much of the recent targeted violence, and the situation is likely to get worse ahead of the Aug. 9 Rwanda election, writes guest blogger Laura Seay.
Former Rwandan army chief Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa - a top critic of Rwanda's authoritarian leader, Paul Kagame - was shot Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa, in an apparent assassination attempt.
American lawyer Peter Erlinder was released by a court in Rwanda. But he still faces charges that he denied the 1994 killing of 800,000 people is genocide.
Peter Erlinder was arrested last month as he was preparing a case for charges of Rwanda genocide-denial against opposition presidential candidate Victoire Ingabire. The court will decide Thursday afternoon.
In the past couple of years, the US has become increasingly willing to call out President Paul Kagame for his authoritarian tendencies, albeit in mostly muted ways.
Human Rights Watch researcher Carina Tertsakian was denied a work visa in what critics charge is part of a new Rwanda crackdown by strongman President Paul Kagame.