The defendant, Eshetu Alemu, 63, was convicted of ordering the killing of 75 prisoners, including many children, in 1978 as a government official in a brutal military dictatorship in Ethiopia.
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Countering the bleak history of AIDS prevention in Africa, a nonprofit explains how it helped women hide H.I.V. prevention pills and deflect male anger.
The governing ZANU-PF party, now led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, consolidated power ahead of elections scheduled for next year.
Mr. Simon called the Cameroonian-born Mr. Nguini, a member of his band for 30 years, “the most creative musician I’ve ever worked with.”
The findings of an independent study could exacerbate a long diplomatic feud over accountability for one of Africa’s worst atrocities.
The ruling against the president came days before a major political gathering to choose a new leader of the African National Congress.
The South African prisons authorities said the altercation at Atteridgeville Correctional Center would be investigated and that “appropriate action” would be taken.
In a proposal, the Defense Department is also seeking looser oversight of its operations in Somalia, where it doubled the number of airstrikes it carried out this year.
The Somalis boarded a flight to the war-torn country on Thursday, but the plane only made it as far as Senegal. Immigration officials cited logistical issues.