Zimbabwe – Marange Diamond Fields Firms ‘Captured’ By Sinister Spooks, State Elites

[Daily Maverick] Political elites and security services have captured the companies mining Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields and siphoned off billions, even as the government blames private companies for crucial data gaps in its accounts, a report rele…

[Daily Maverick] Political elites and security services have captured the companies mining Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields and siphoned off billions, even as the government blames private companies for crucial data gaps in its accounts, a report released on Monday alleges. KRISTEN VAN SCHIE reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cardinal Nzapalainga Calls for Religious Unity to End Violence

[CISA] Bangui -Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Bangui has called on Muslims and Christians to work together for peace.

[CISA] Bangui -Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Bangui has called on Muslims and Christians to work together for peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Thousands Protest President Faure’s Re-Election

[CISA] Lome -Tens of thousands of protesters clad in red, orange and pink- the colours of Togo’s opposition parties – on September 7, marched through the streets of the capital Lome protesting President Faure Gnassingbe win.

[CISA] Lome -Tens of thousands of protesters clad in red, orange and pink- the colours of Togo's opposition parties - on September 7, marched through the streets of the capital Lome protesting President Faure Gnassingbe win.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Stop Intimidation of the Supreme Court, Catholic Bishops Say

[CISA] Nairobi -The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has called for an end to open intimidation and threats against the Supreme Court that on September 1 nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win.

[CISA] Nairobi -The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has called for an end to open intimidation and threats against the Supreme Court that on September 1 nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Human Rights Commissioner On the Suspension of Websites in Egypt

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (8 September) on the suspension of independent media and human rights websites in Egypt:

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (8 September) on the suspension of independent media and human rights websites in Egypt:

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Election Dispute Plays Out at Kenyan Scholars’ Meet in Atlanta, U.S.

[Nation] Nairobi’s ambassador to Washington and a prominent US-based Kenyan legal scholar have offered starkly different assessments of the presidential election at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

[Nation] Nairobi's ambassador to Washington and a prominent US-based Kenyan legal scholar have offered starkly different assessments of the presidential election at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya