RNW recently spoke to Fatou Bensouda, the Gambian chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). She is currently preparing the court's first trial of a head of state: Laurent Gbagbo, the former
Blind Chinese activist, Chen Guangcheng, made headlines around the world when he escaped house arrest and fled to New York with the help of U.S. officials. One year later, the media spotlight may have moved on,
“What’s going to happen on January 25th?”, “Will there be a second revolution against the Brotherhood ?” These questions are being asked by many Egyptians as the country prepares for the second anniversa
Abdel Shakur no longer sees any meaning in life. Since he and his wife divorced four months ago, she has moved to another city and refuses to let him see his children, in what he says is an attempt to blackmail him.
Voodoo remains an integral part of African culture. Although the traditional religion has its critics, it also has fervent followers in Benin – some of whom are as young as they are devoted.
By Razzack Saïzonou, Porto-Novo
She became a member of parliament while still at university. The day before her sudden death last month, she had a public spat with President Museveni. Twenty-four-year-old Cerinah Nebanda’s passing has gripped Uganda.
In Yemen, women and men live largely separate lives. Weddings are strictly segregated affairs, restaurants have special sections for women and women have their own Internet cafes. Women do not mingle with men in public.