UN Experts to Investigate Kasai Region Violence

[HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution on June 23, 2017 directing the UN high commissioner for human rights to send a team of international experts to investigate alleged human rights violations and abus…

[HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution on June 23, 2017 directing the UN high commissioner for human rights to send a team of international experts to investigate alleged human rights violations and abuses in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese government has agreed to cooperate, including by facilitating access. The final resolution incorporates language from proposals prepared by the African and European groups at the Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

The Country is Paying a Heavy Price for Autocrats At Its Helm

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will mark 57 years of independence on Friday, 30 June. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of Mobutu Sese Seko’s fall from power in 1997.

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will mark 57 years of independence on Friday, 30 June. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of Mobutu Sese Seko's fall from power in 1997.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Late Notorious Murderer Masendeke’s Brother Kidnaps, Robs Cop

[The Herald] Young brother to the late notorious robber and murderer Edmund Edgar Masendeke kidnapped a police officer and robbed him of his vehicle before embarking on a robbing spree around the country.

[The Herald] Young brother to the late notorious robber and murderer Edmund Edgar Masendeke kidnapped a police officer and robbed him of his vehicle before embarking on a robbing spree around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

VP Mnangagwa in South Africa for Investment Conference

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived here last night leading a Zimbabwean delegation to attend the Zimbabwe-South Africa (ZIMSA) investment conference. The conference is meant to give the Government a platform to market Zimbabwe as an…

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived here last night leading a Zimbabwean delegation to attend the Zimbabwe-South Africa (ZIMSA) investment conference. The conference is meant to give the Government a platform to market Zimbabwe as an investment destination and clarify misconceptions peddled by the country's detractors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

First Mutual Holdings Profits Surge 1050%

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Mutual Holdings (FML) reported a 44% growth in after-tax profit for the first five months of the year to May, buoyed by a bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) that earned the group US$5,5 million in investment inco…

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Mutual Holdings (FML) reported a 44% growth in after-tax profit for the first five months of the year to May, buoyed by a bull run on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) that earned the group US$5,5 million in investment income, management has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe