US president Donald Trump's team released a video of him as Thanos, the villain who commits genocide in the 'Avengers' movies, and people are puzzled

2019-12-11 11:46

In the video shared on Twitter, Trump's head is shown on Thanos' body as the character wipes Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats from existence.

25 years after genocide, Rwanda's Kagame is praised, feared

2019-04-09 13:49

A quarter-century after Rwanda's brutal genocide, President Paul Kagame remains a constant figure atop the country's politics, feted by those who say it needs his visionary leadership and loathed by others who see a firm authoritarian with a malicious streak.

WATCH: Forgiveness after the genocide: Rwanda 25 years on

2019-03-30 17:30

Twenty-five years after the genocide in Rwanda in which over 800,000 people were slaughtered between April to July 1994, the journey to forgiveness is long and slow.

'Ongoing genocide' against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims - UN

2018-10-25 14:03

A genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue to be referred to an international tribunal.

Suu Kyi should be ashamed of herself

2017-09-12 13:25

It seems Aung San Suu Kyi, the famously unwavering defender of human rights, does not seem to be touched by the seriousness of the situation, writes Mohamed Saeed.

Pupil apologises for ‘Heil Hitler’ chant

2017-05-29 19:51

One of the pupils who chanted 'Heil Hitler' during an inter-school festival play about the Holocaust has expressed remorse for his comments, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies says.

US judge finds that Rwandan man was active in 1994 genocide

2017-02-09 21:35

A US federal judge has found that a Rwandan man actively participated in the country's 1994 genocide.

Mondli Makhanya: A tale of two Africas

2016-12-18 06:15

On the eve of South Africa’s transition to democracy, Nigerian journalist Dele Olojede – then Africa correspondent for New York newspaper Newsday – was faced with a tough decision.

Germany plans to apologise over genocide in Namibia

2016-07-13 19:53

Germany plans to formally apologise to Windhoek for the genocide of indigenous Namibians a century ago, but has added that the move will not carry any obligation of reparations.

DRC extradites key suspect in Rwandan genocide

2016-03-20 14:26

The Democratic Republic of Congo's justice minister says one of the most wanted suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide has now been extradited home to face charges.


What are the 10 stages of genocide? - 24 years after Srebrenica massacre

2019-07-11 12:53

On the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, we examine what led to the massacre of thousands of Bosnians.

In 1994, 100s took shelter in this Rwanda mosque but only 8 survived

2019-04-05 13:34

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, residents in Mabare village share their stories of survival, heroism and tragedy.

National Conservative Party tells two very different tales of 'genocide'

2018-10-29 23:07

Contradicting herself and her party, a leader of the National Conservative Party says farm murders affect people of all races.

Ex-Nazi death camp guard, 96, charged with complicity

2017-10-20 14:48

German prosecutors have charged a 96-year-old former SS guard at a Nazi death camp with complicity in the murder of detainees, in one of the last criminal cases linked to the Holocaust.

Skulls Of My People doccie is a crucial Namibian story

2017-06-04 09:49

A vital documentary film, Skulls Of My People, forms part of the line-up for this year’s Encounters South African International Documentary Festival.

Pope begs forgiveness for church role in Rwanda genocide

2017-03-20 18:03

Pope Francis has begged forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide and told Rwanda's president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal

Why we may never be silent about injustice

2017-02-01 08:07

Every genocide ever committed started with words. That is why it matters what leaders like Donald Trump and Julius Malema say and what ordinary people do about it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Wave of ethnic killings engulfs town in South Sudan

2016-11-18 17:13

Once a haven of coexistence for South Sudan's ethnic groups, the town of Yei is now the scene of violence, and the UN warns it could spiral into genocide.

Paris prosecutor calls for life in Rwanda genocide case

2016-07-04 22:49

The prosecutor of a special Paris court set up to try Rwandan genocide suspects, has called for life sentences against two former mayors accused of taking part in the mass murder of Tutsis.

Ex-pastor jailed for life over genocide killings

2015-12-31 20:56

A Rwandan court has sentenced a former pentecostal pastor to life in prison for leading a massacre of people sheltering in his church during the 1994 genocide.

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