Stories from 16 July 2013
@InsakaChat's US-based Zambian founder says she is giving Zambians "a safe place to speak their truths".
More than 30,000 refugees from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fleeing a rebel attack on the town of Kamango arrived in neighbouring Uganda on Saturday, July 13, 2013.
Mubarak (Blessed), Kareem (Generous), Peaceful, Happy … are the usual adjectives accompanying any greeting during the Muslim month of fasting – Ramadan. Not so for Syrians.
A retired army major trekked more than 750 km to raise funds for cancer patients.
President Yayi Boni has proposed an amendment that would twist the law that bans presidents from third terms. Boni won two presidential elections in 2006 and 2011.
The rice was part of a 900-ton order worth about two million US dollars imported from Cameroon using public money.
Is the man who revealed US surveillance programs run by the NSA - a traitor, a hero, a fugitive, or a spy?
Civic groups say the project will cause irreversible harm to the environment by blocking water flow and meddling with the ecosystem.
But is this victory temporary? Some worry the project may pop-up in another densely populated area.
Reporters that left their jobs at the Trinidad Guardian say “there was a significant threat to press freedom [and] that [the] threat wore the garments of political interference."