Analysis: Prince Charles says ‘time has come’ to confront legacy of slavery

Analysis: Prince Charles says ‘time has come’ to confront legacy of slavery

The prince will succeed his mother as head of the organization — an association of independent states that emerged out of the ashes of the British Empire. That empire will forever be associated with slavery, and Prince Charles made it clear in his opening remarks that he wants to change the status quo and begin…

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame is viewed as a liberator. But critics say the country is only safe for those who toe the line

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame is viewed as a liberator. But critics say the country is only safe for those who toe the line

Kigali, Rwanda CNN  —  For decades, Paul Kagame has ruled Rwanda with an iron fist in the mold of the archetypal strongman African leader. Under his rule, the East African country has emerged from the ruins of a devastating 1994 genocide that left nearly one million people dead to be hailed by Western allies as…

Nigerian couple charged with plotting to get child to UK to harvest organs

Nigerian couple charged with plotting to get child to UK to harvest organs

Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, were both charged with conspiracy to arrange travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting, police said. Ekweremadu is an opposition senator in the southern state of Enugu, and also a former deputy senate president. Police said they had been alerted to the…

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

The World Health Organization convenes its emergency committee Thursday to consider if the spiraling outbreak of monkeypox warrants being declared a global emergency. But some experts say the WHO’s decision to act only after the disease spilled into the West could entrench the grotesque inequities that arose between rich and poor countries during the coronavirus…

Opinion: Dear Prince Charles, don’t shake hands with the tyrant who kidnapped our father

Opinion: Dear Prince Charles, don’t shake hands with the tyrant who kidnapped our father

Editor’s Note: Carine and Anaïse Kanimba are the adopted daughters of Paul Rusesabagina, the hotel manager who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda.” The views expressed in this commentary are their own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  Our father, Paul Rusesabagina, is a hero. He rescued us from a refugee camp in Rwanda after…

Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces move towards negotiations

Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces move towards negotiations

The committee has been “studying the preconditions and how the negotiations will go,” he said. The committee will be led by his Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonnen, and is expected to submit a report outlining the details to Abiy within 10 to 15 days. “We are committed to peace be it with TPLF (Tigrayan People’s…

Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Fast Facts

Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Fast Facts

CNN  —  Here is a look at the life of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Birth date: June 25, 1972 Birth place: Tripoli, Libya Birth name: Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Father: Moammar Gadhafi, former leader of Libya for 42 years Mother: Safia (Farkash) Gadhafi Education: El-Fateh University, Libya, Degree in architectural…