Category: Africa

Circulated video shows a woman raped in a public square in Congo

Yerevan, Armenia (CNN)A seven-minute video showing a woman being beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was circulating on the messaging platform Whatsapp for months before being validated and published by France 24 last week. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj =

Why Africa owes a debt of gratitude to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Chude Jideonwo is a World Fellow at Yale University. His new book is ‘How to Win Elections in Africa.’ The views expressed in this article are solely his. (CNN)Joseph Boakai has served faithfully as deputy to Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for about 11 years. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj