Violent Unrest in Northwest as Strike Tensions Simmer

[VOA] Kumbo -Violent unrest broke out in northwestern Cameroon after gendarmes shot dead a teenage boy on Monday. The unrest points to the continued tensions in the country’s two English-speaking regions, even after President Paul Biya ordered the rele…

[VOA] Kumbo -Violent unrest broke out in northwestern Cameroon after gendarmes shot dead a teenage boy on Monday. The unrest points to the continued tensions in the country's two English-speaking regions, even after President Paul Biya ordered the release last week of 55 detainees in a bid to reopen dialogue and resolve the nine-month strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Rwanda Genocide Kingpins Face Arrest in Germany

[CAJ News] Kigali -RWANDA has appealed to Germany to arrest all suspects linked to the 1994 genocide. This follows the extradition of one of the genocide masterminds, Jean Twagiramungu, from the European country. Twagiramungu, a former teacher, is to f…

[CAJ News] Kigali -RWANDA has appealed to Germany to arrest all suspects linked to the 1994 genocide. This follows the extradition of one of the genocide masterminds, Jean Twagiramungu, from the European country. Twagiramungu, a former teacher, is to face trial after a formal request by Rwanda. He allegedly masterminded the killing of more than 10 000 Tutsis south of Rwanda. However, while welcoming the extradition, Rwanda's National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) wants all suspects extradited. "We are looking forward t

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

EFF Warns DA Not to Take Other Opposition Parties for Granted

[News24Wire] The majority of the ANC caucus would have voted with the opposition in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma had it not been for the DA’s grandstanding, said EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu before he warned the DA not to t…

[News24Wire] The majority of the ANC caucus would have voted with the opposition in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma had it not been for the DA's grandstanding, said EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu before he warned the DA not to take other opposition parties for granted.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calls to Probe Genocide

[CAJ News] Kigali -THE International Criminal Court (ICC) has been urged to investigate serious human rights violations in Burundi. The violations include including extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cr…

[CAJ News] Kigali -THE International Criminal Court (ICC) has been urged to investigate serious human rights violations in Burundi. The violations include including extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cruel, inhuman treatment and enforced disappearances. Among the alleged perpetrators, the commission mentioned members, including high level officials, of the National Intelligence Services and the national police force, military officials and members of the youth league of the r

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Julius Malema to Attend Sindiso Magaqa Funeral Under Certain Conditions

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday said he would attend the funeral of former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa on condition that a “thorough security assessment” is done beforehand to ensure that his life is not t…

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday said he would attend the funeral of former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa on condition that a "thorough security assessment" is done beforehand to ensure that his life is not taken by "bloodthirsty murderers".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Caught With R63 000 Worth of ARVs Gets R500 Bail

[News24Wire] A former paramedic, charged with unlawful possession of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) worth R63 000, was released on R500 bail in the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A former paramedic, charged with unlawful possession of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) worth R63 000, was released on R500 bail in the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rejected Mandela Bay City Manager Loses Court Bid

[News24Wire] The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth dismissed an application by Vuyo Mlokothi to set aside a resolution by the Nelson Mandela Bay council, which rescinded its earlier appointment of Mlokothi as city manager.

[News24Wire] The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth dismissed an application by Vuyo Mlokothi to set aside a resolution by the Nelson Mandela Bay council, which rescinded its earlier appointment of Mlokothi as city manager.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa