Senate to Discuss Legality of Nasa Motions

[Nation] The Senate is today afternoon expected to adjourn its normal business to discuss the constitutionality of Nasa motions that have been tabled before various county assemblies across the country.

[Nation] The Senate is today afternoon expected to adjourn its normal business to discuss the constitutionality of Nasa motions that have been tabled before various county assemblies across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Outcry Over Election to UN Rights Council

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMAN rights advocates are outraged at the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The crisis-torn country has been elected along with 15 other countries. Ironically, it is inf…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMAN rights advocates are outraged at the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The crisis-torn country has been elected along with 15 other countries. Ironically, it is infamous for human rights violations and is gripped by conflict after President Joseph Kabila maintained his stranglehold on power at the expiry of his term late last year. Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the UN, rebuked the election of DRC amid its controversial histor

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Police Intercept 13 People ‘Victims of Human Trafficking’

[Iwacu] Burundi Police have arrested 12 young women and a man, this 8 November, between Bugarama and Bukeye localities in Muramvya central province saying they are victims of human trafficking. “It was around 8:00 a.m. when the police stopped two buses…

[Iwacu] Burundi Police have arrested 12 young women and a man, this 8 November, between Bugarama and Bukeye localities in Muramvya central province saying they are victims of human trafficking. "It was around 8:00 a.m. when the police stopped two buses carrying passengers and arrested 13 Burundians going to Oman through Kampala", says Pierre Nkurikiye, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Security.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Islamic State’s Footprint Spreading in Northern Somalia – UN

[Shabelle] A militant faction loyal to Islamic State (IS) has increased its following in northern Somalia from a few dozen last year to up to 200 this year, a U.N. report said, days after the group came under U.S. air attack for the first time.

[Shabelle] A militant faction loyal to Islamic State (IS) has increased its following in northern Somalia from a few dozen last year to up to 200 this year, a U.N. report said, days after the group came under U.S. air attack for the first time.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda Says to Start Withdrawing Troops From Somalia

[Shabelle] The Ugandan military on Wednesday said it will start the phased withdrawal of its peacekeepers deployed in Somalia late next month in line with African Union and United Nations Security Council resolutions.

[Shabelle] The Ugandan military on Wednesday said it will start the phased withdrawal of its peacekeepers deployed in Somalia late next month in line with African Union and United Nations Security Council resolutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Another Militant Group Shelves Ceasefire in Niger Delta

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -The Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders has rescinded the ceasefire it declared, last year, saying it would join forces with the Niger Delta Avengers to destroy oil facilities in the Niger Delta region.

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -The Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders has rescinded the ceasefire it declared, last year, saying it would join forces with the Niger Delta Avengers to destroy oil facilities in the Niger Delta region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zodwa Wabantu Expected in Harare

[The Herald] The euphoria is here and her fans are looking forward to a tour they have all been waiting for. She has promised a memorable outing and urged fans to gear up for biggest surprises.

[The Herald] The euphoria is here and her fans are looking forward to a tour they have all been waiting for. She has promised a memorable outing and urged fans to gear up for biggest surprises.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Country Elected to Unesco Executive

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has been elected to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) executive board at the 36th session of the general conference underway in Paris, France. The country joins 12 other African member S…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has been elected to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) executive board at the 36th session of the general conference underway in Paris, France. The country joins 12 other African member States to the 58-member executive board. The General Conference is UNESCO's highest decision-making body. Speaking from Paris yesterday, Zimbabwe's Ambassador to France, Cde Rudo Mabel Chitiga described the election as a major milestone for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe