Africa


Thousands of Africans Protest Deportation Plan

Thousands of African asylum seekers and their local supporters protested on Sunday against an Israeli plan to deport them. The Israeli government says the migrants have to leave the country…

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Abbas Says Multinational Peace Process Should Include Africa

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas entered competition with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for support from African countries on Sunday, as he invited them to participate in a multinational mechanism…

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Jewish Cemetery in Asmara, Eritrea, Vandalized

Many graves in a Jewish cemetery in the eastern African capital of Eritrea, Asmara, have been desecrated, as evidenced in pictures received by the offices of Britain’s Jewish Chronicle. The…

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Uganda Denies Accepting Migrants From Israel

The government’s plan to expel thousands of illegal African migrants to a third country apparently ran into trouble with Uganda on Thursday, which denied that it had agreed to take…

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Zimbabwe’s New Leader Appoints Ex-Military Commander as VP

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country’s former military commander as one of his two vice presidents, state-run media reported Wednesday, deepening concerns about the military’s influence after…

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