Ethnic Cleansing Shoots up in Burundi

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE United Nations is alarmed at the escalating violation of human rights in Burundi, where a major increase in enforced disappearance and discovery of dozens of unidentified bodies has been noted since the beginning of the year. …

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THE United Nations is alarmed at the escalating violation of human rights in Burundi, where a major increase in enforced disappearance and discovery of dozens of unidentified bodies has been noted since the beginning of the year. This coincided with Imbonerakure, the rogue youth of the ruling party, fanning hate speech, violence and rape of government critics. UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, expressed fear at widespread rallies across the country where the young men repeatedly

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mali Militants Frustrate Peace Keepers

[CAJ News] Bamako -PEACE keepers in Mali are enduring daily attacks from militants thriving on the anarchy prevailing in the country. Two attacks have been recorded this week, which left several members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated…

[CAJ News] Bamako -PEACE keepers in Mali are enduring daily attacks from militants thriving on the anarchy prevailing in the country. Two attacks have been recorded this week, which left several members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Minusma) and civilians injured. A vehicle belonging to the peacekeeping mission has struck an improvised explosive device or mine about 30 kilometres south of Tessalit in the Kidal region. The vehicle, part of an escort of a logistics convoy, has

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Debunking Myths About South African History Curriculum

[Daily Maverick] To make sure that a popular debate about the history curriculum and its Eurocentrism is informed by facts, I have created a cheat sheet for those interested in what the official government curriculum actually states.

[Daily Maverick] To make sure that a popular debate about the history curriculum and its Eurocentrism is informed by facts, I have created a cheat sheet for those interested in what the official government curriculum actually states.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Corruption Fight – ‘Cabinet Upbeat After Kabafunzaki Arrest’

[Observer] Cabinet ministers aren’t subdued but are rather upbeat and energised on the fight against corruption after one of their own was arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe claims state minister planning David Bahati.

[Observer] Cabinet ministers aren't subdued but are rather upbeat and energised on the fight against corruption after one of their own was arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe claims state minister planning David Bahati.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabaka Tips Ugandans On Gender Equality

[Monitor] Kabaka -The kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has underscored the importance of gender equality as a key tool in the development of families and a stronger society.

[Monitor] Kabaka -The kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has underscored the importance of gender equality as a key tool in the development of families and a stronger society.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Suspended Minister in Sex and Bribe Scandal Faces Fresh Charges

[Monitor] Kampala -The State yesterday added one more charge against the former junior minister for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki, who is already facing allegations of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

[Monitor] Kampala -The State yesterday added one more charge against the former junior minister for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki, who is already facing allegations of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Xi Jinping’s Independence Day Message Symbolic

[The Herald] Lovemore Chikova -The congratulatory message sent by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Zimbabwe’s 37th Independence Day this week was significant in various ways. As it stands, China has remained an unwavering ally of Zimbabwe and has aspire…

[The Herald] Lovemore Chikova -The congratulatory message sent by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Zimbabwe's 37th Independence Day this week was significant in various ways. As it stands, China has remained an unwavering ally of Zimbabwe and has aspired to share its progressive path with the Southern African country. And the message sent by the Chinese President helped reaffirm that position. A number of world leaders also sent their congratulatory messages, but I found President Xi's the most appealing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe