Ethinic Clashes, Kidnappings Worsen DRC Woes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMANITARIAN agencies are failing to implement their activities following ethnic conflict between the Twa (Pygmies) and Luba communities in the Democratic republic of Congo. At least 15 people have been killed in the conflict in re…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMANITARIAN agencies are failing to implement their activities following ethnic conflict between the Twa (Pygmies) and Luba communities in the Democratic republic of Congo. At least 15 people have been killed in the conflict in recent weeks, resulting in insecurity in the Manono territory of the Tanganyika Province. "This has prevented humanitarian actors from effectively implementing their activities," said a spokesperson of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The inter-communal skirmishes

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Legal Proceedings Against Anglophone Activists Adjourned

[RFI] The case against three Anglophone activists in Cameroon charged with terrorism was adjourned on Thursday while the military judge decides on an application for bail, a defence lawyer told RFI. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lec…

[RFI] The case against three Anglophone activists in Cameroon charged with terrorism was adjourned on Thursday while the military judge decides on an application for bail, a defence lawyer told RFI. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lecturer Fontem Neba and radio host Mancho Bibixy have pleaded not guilty to terrorism. They were involved in organising protests in Cameroon's Anglophone regions over perceived marginalisation by the Francophone government.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Court Rejects Habre’s Appeal

[VOA] An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

[VOA] An African Union tribunal in Senegal has rejected the appeal of former-Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was convicted last year of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Filling the Vacuum in Low Cost Housing

[Cameroon Tribune] The completion and official reception of the Olembe Low Cost Housing Scheme, the houses of which have been constructed by a Chinese firm marks an important step in the whole gamut of government’s low cost housing programme. The 660 a…

[Cameroon Tribune] The completion and official reception of the Olembe Low Cost Housing Scheme, the houses of which have been constructed by a Chinese firm marks an important step in the whole gamut of government's low cost housing programme. The 660 apartments handed to government form part of the 1,675 low cost houses programmed for the cities of Yaounde and Douala that have already been tendered to 36 Cameroonian Small and and Medium Sized Enterprises for construction. Following the acute shortage of lodging facilities in

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Khartoum and N’djamena Affirm Renewal of Joint Cooperation Program

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, General, Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein and the Omda of N’Djamena have affirmed the deeply rooted -relations between Sudan and Chad and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to promote t…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, General, Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein and the Omda of N'Djamena have affirmed the deeply rooted -relations between Sudan and Chad and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to promote these relations to full cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Senegal Court Upholds Life Sentence for Hissene Habre

[Deutsche Welle] Chad’s former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre’s victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was “unfair.'”

[Deutsche Welle] Chad's former dictator had been charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Habre's victims expressed satisfaction at the final outcome, but the defense argued the landmark trial was "unfair.'"

source: AllAfrica News: Chad