Tapped LRA Radio Calls Pin Ongwen On Killings, Crimes

[Monitor] The Hague/Kampala -Secret communication intercepts by the Ugandan army and police have come in handy for prosecution at The Hague to build its case that former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen co-planned and commanded att…

[Monitor] The Hague/Kampala -Secret communication intercepts by the Ugandan army and police have come in handy for prosecution at The Hague to build its case that former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen co-planned and commanded attacks against civilians, church institutions and military targets in northern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Siege On Besigye Home Illegal, Says Court

[Monitor] Kampala -Court yesterday declared that the continued police siege on Dr Kizza Besigye’s residence in Kasangati is illegal and ordered them to leave his home immediately.

[Monitor] Kampala -Court yesterday declared that the continued police siege on Dr Kizza Besigye's residence in Kasangati is illegal and ordered them to leave his home immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN Court Rejects Immunity for Autocrat’s Son

[HRW] Equatorial Guinea’s government has tirelessly worked to stop the prosecution of the president’s eldest son, known as Teodorin Nguema, who is accused of laundering tens of millions of Euros in France that were allegedly stolen from his oil-rich co…

[HRW] Equatorial Guinea's government has tirelessly worked to stop the prosecution of the president's eldest son, known as Teodorin Nguema, who is accused of laundering tens of millions of Euros in France that were allegedly stolen from his oil-rich country. But yesterday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) - the United Nation's main court - dashed its last hope of stopping the trial, which is set for January 2.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Ban Congratulates Ghana On Peaceful Elections but Urges Peaceful Resolution of Any Disputes

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Ghana for exercising their democratic rights and peacefully conducting the presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Ghana for exercising their democratic rights and peacefully conducting the presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

New Civil Disobedience Actions in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Plans for a new civil disobedience action against the austerity measures in Khartoum on 19 December have caused expressions of support from displaced people in Darfur and opposition parties, while the government defuses the te…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Plans for a new civil disobedience action against the austerity measures in Khartoum on 19 December have caused expressions of support from displaced people in Darfur and opposition parties, while the government defuses the tension by blaming international economic sanctions for the crisis in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Striking Medics Dismissed From Northern Hospital

[Radio Dabanga] River Nile -An academic hospital in northern Sudan has dismissed eighteen lab technicians who participated in a strike staged against the deteriorating working environment. Ten others were stopped from entering the hospital.

[Radio Dabanga] River Nile -An academic hospital in northern Sudan has dismissed eighteen lab technicians who participated in a strike staged against the deteriorating working environment. Ten others were stopped from entering the hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hasam Movement Claims Responsibility for Giza Explosion

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Recently-emerged movement calling itself “Hasam” claimed responsibility for an explosion on Friday that killed six personnel in Haram district, in Giza.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Recently-emerged movement calling itself "Hasam" claimed responsibility for an explosion on Friday that killed six personnel in Haram district, in Giza.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

A New Human Rights Action Plan As Country Plunges in Opposite Direction

[Addis Standard] When the government unveiled a draft of its second National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP II) before the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) in early November, lawmakers were told that the objective was to improve the human right…

[Addis Standard] When the government unveiled a draft of its second National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP II) before the House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) in early November, lawmakers were told that the objective was to improve the human rights condition in the country. Chiefly, NHRAP II would develop a comprehensive and structured mechanism to advance the respect, protection, and fulfillment of human and democratic rights, which are explicitly guaranteed by the country's constitution, according to the draft. Furt

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chamber Says Agro-Chemical Investment Lucrative

[Ethiopian Herald] The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ACCSA) said raising members awareness of the country’s investment opportunities would help bridge decision making gaps.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ACCSA) said raising members awareness of the country's investment opportunities would help bridge decision making gaps.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia