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Malawi: Minister accused of fueling attacks against persons with albinism

Malawi: Minister accused of fueling attacks against persons with albinism

425 ViewsThe Minister of Homeland Security’s comments that attacks on persons with albinism have not reached crisis levels will only embolden those perpetrating the assaults and are a disturbing reminder of the government’s inaction on the issue, Amnesty International said today. Malawi is experiencing a resurgence of attacks against persons with albinism, with two fatalities […]

Five times more children than fighters are being killed in conflicts, new Save the Children report reveals

329 ViewsAt least 550,000 babies are thought to have died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to new analysis by Save the Children — an average of well over 100,000 every year. DR Congo – where more than 90% of the nearly 45,000 refugees in […]

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Zimbabwe: Amnesty International says Mnangagwa’s threats ‘deeply troubling’

883 ViewsAmnesty International has described as “deeply troubling and unwarranted” threats by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to deal with those suspected to be behind the national ‘stay-away’ protests. In response to President Mnangagwa’s statement that the government will deal with those suspected to be behind the national ‘stay-away’ protests, including non-governmental organizations, trade union leaders, opposition […]

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Why the DRC poll results are inaccurate

1,230 ViewsBy Justin Mupundu According to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s Independent Electoral Commission (CIEN)’s official election results, Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDSP)’s Felix Tshisekedi, 55, scooped the presidency with 7 million votes or 38.6 percent of the vote after beating his closest rival, Dynamic of Congolese Political Opposition (DO)’s Martin Fayulu, […]

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Nigerian election may likely be postponed because of many challenges – T. B. Joshua

3,213 Views Founder and senior pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua has warned that should anything go wrong with Nigeria during and after the forthcoming 2019 general election, it would mark the end of Africa. The foremost cleric in a globally televised broadcast during yesterday’s Sunday service gave […]

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Lungu, new DRC president confer

933 ViewsZambian president Edgar Lungu has confered with his counterpart, Felix Tshisekedi the new president of Congo DR. And President Lungu has left Ethiopia for Zambia after attending the Africa Union Summit. The meeting of the two leaders has been confirmed in a press statement below issued by Press Secretary at the Zambian Embassy in Ethiopia […]

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Air Force plane flew ‘very close’ to collapsed Synagogue building – Aviation Expert

1,196 Views An aviation expert, Dr Yakubu Dazhia, has told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that an aircraft flew “very close” to a Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) building soon before it collapsed on September 12, 2014, killing 116 people.   Dazhia, who introduced himself as an aircraft engineer, aviation consultant and airline […]

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‘Prophet’ Shepherd Bushiri arrested for fraud and money laundering

925 ViewsControversial church leader Shepherd Bushiri has been arrested, reports Eyewitness News. A statement from the church says he and his wife Mary were arrested by the Hawks on fraud and money laundering charges. “As you will remember, from last year, we have struggled with reports that our father was guilty. He has been detained and is […]

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Celine Dion slams critics of her weight loss

3,942 Views50-year-old singer, Celine Dion has slammed critics of her dramatic weight, as she says she feels “sexier” than ever. The famous RnB star who has been turning up at various fashions shows in recent times, including the Paris Fashion Week which took place last week, revealed that she has lost some weight in recent […]

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Zimbabwe: Security forces must be held accountable for the brutal assault on human rights

1,323 ViewsThe Zimbabwean authorities must act swiftly to ensure security forces are held to account for ongoing brutal human rights violations, including torture, rape, beatings and killings of civilians, Amnesty International said today as the crackdown continues against last week’s ‘stay-away’. Dozens of civil society leaders, activists, opposition leaders and suspected organizers of the national […]

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