UN Rights Council Should Address DR Congo, Turkey, and Ethiopia

[HRW] As called for by 262 Congolese and 9 international NGOs ahead of this session, it is critical that the Council immediately launch a Commission of Inquiry into violations committed in Congo’s Kasai region, providing it with the independence, resou…

[HRW] As called for by 262 Congolese and 9 international NGOs ahead of this session, it is critical that the Council immediately launch a Commission of Inquiry into violations committed in Congo's Kasai region, providing it with the independence, resources and expertise needed to document abuses, identify those responsible, and ensure justice for victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

LefA Explain Bahlanani Absence At Cosafa

[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) says it will not be sending a team to the regional COSAFA Under-17 tournament in Mauritius next month because the competition would be too early for new coach who will be announced within the next…

[Lesotho Times] THE Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) says it will not be sending a team to the regional COSAFA Under-17 tournament in Mauritius next month because the competition would be too early for new coach who will be announced within the next two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Thairu Wins Inaugural Ubumwe Grande Hotel Monthly Mug

[New Times] John Thairu stunned a field of some of the most experienced local golfers when he put on an excellent display to win the inaugural Ubumwe Grande Hotel Monthly Mug golf tournament on Saturday.

[New Times] John Thairu stunned a field of some of the most experienced local golfers when he put on an excellent display to win the inaugural Ubumwe Grande Hotel Monthly Mug golf tournament on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Lesotho Has a Lot of Bogus Parties’

[Lesotho Times] OF the 1 253 643 people registered with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to vote, only 579 914 cast their votes in the 3 June 2017 National Assembly elections.

[Lesotho Times] OF the 1 253 643 people registered with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to vote, only 579 914 cast their votes in the 3 June 2017 National Assembly elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Media Council of Tanzania Condemns Mawio’s Ban

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) and the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) have vehemently condemned the action by the Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, to ban the Maw…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) and the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) have vehemently condemned the action by the Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, to ban the Mawio tabloid for two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prepare for Another Defeat, President Kenyatta Tells Opposition

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto on Saturday took their hunt for votes to Kakamega County, a perceived National Super Alliance stronghold, and told the opposition to prepare for another defeat in the August 8 election.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto on Saturday took their hunt for votes to Kakamega County, a perceived National Super Alliance stronghold, and told the opposition to prepare for another defeat in the August 8 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Jubilee and Nasa Criss-Cross Each Others’ ‘Turfs’

[Nation] Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Party and his main challenger Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance have in the past few days toured each other’s perceived strongholds with varied results.

[Nation] Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Party and his main challenger Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance have in the past few days toured each other's perceived strongholds with varied results.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Experts Point Out Army Role in Kasai Massacres

[RFI] Both security forces and Kamwina Nsapu militiamen are accused of murder, mutilation, rape, and destruction of property. The death toll is in the hundreds, 1 million people have been displaced, thousands of children have been drafted in to fight. …

[RFI] Both security forces and Kamwina Nsapu militiamen are accused of murder, mutilation, rape, and destruction of property. The death toll is in the hundreds, 1 million people have been displaced, thousands of children have been drafted in to fight. More than 40 mass graves have so far been found.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

It’s Advantage Rayon Sports in Peace Cup Tie Against Police

[New Times] Holders Rayon Sports are one leg into the semi-final of the Peace Cup after edging Police FC 2-0 when they visited the law-enforcers’ side at Kicukiro Stadium for the first leg of this quart-final fixture.

[New Times] Holders Rayon Sports are one leg into the semi-final of the Peace Cup after edging Police FC 2-0 when they visited the law-enforcers' side at Kicukiro Stadium for the first leg of this quart-final fixture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda