Ethinic Clashes, Kidnappings Worsen DRC Woes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMANITARIAN agencies are failing to implement their activities following ethnic conflict between the Twa (Pygmies) and Luba communities in the Democratic republic of Congo. At least 15 people have been killed in the conflict in re…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -HUMANITARIAN agencies are failing to implement their activities following ethnic conflict between the Twa (Pygmies) and Luba communities in the Democratic republic of Congo. At least 15 people have been killed in the conflict in recent weeks, resulting in insecurity in the Manono territory of the Tanganyika Province. "This has prevented humanitarian actors from effectively implementing their activities," said a spokesperson of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The inter-communal skirmishes

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Military Courts Executes Terror Suspects

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -CONCERN is growing over the execution of terror suspects by the military courts in Somalia. This follows a second spate of execution in April, with four alleged Al-Shabaab members killed in the southwestern Baidoa. There have also…

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -CONCERN is growing over the execution of terror suspects by the military courts in Somalia. This follows a second spate of execution in April, with four alleged Al-Shabaab members killed in the southwestern Baidoa. There have also been several security personnel executed for killing civilians, including two police officers for murders that took place in Afgoye and Hudur respectively A delegation of the European Union expressed regret at the spate of executions. While the delegation condemned all acts of te

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Aid Workers Flee South Sudan Conflict

[CAJ News] Khartoum -AID workers are among 25 000 people that have fled renewed fighting between government and rebel forces in villages north of South Sudan. They have been displaced from Tonga and surrounding villages in Panyikang County, and Kodok a…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -AID workers are among 25 000 people that have fled renewed fighting between government and rebel forces in villages north of South Sudan. They have been displaced from Tonga and surrounding villages in Panyikang County, and Kodok and villages to its south in Fashoda County, in Upper Nile. Most of those displaced initially heading to Aburoc. It is expected that the number of people in need in Aburoc and surrounding areas may double to around 50,000. This includes some 35 000 internally displaced people (IDP

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

$43m Osborne Fund – Money Belongs to Rivers Govt – Sekibo

[Vanguard] Senator George Sekibo (PDP, Rivers East) yesterday, told the senators during plenary that the $43 million recovered at a luxury apartment building in Osborne, Ikoyi, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, belongs to th…

[Vanguard] Senator George Sekibo (PDP, Rivers East) yesterday, told the senators during plenary that the $43 million recovered at a luxury apartment building in Osborne, Ikoyi, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, belongs to the Rivers State Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged $40 Million Contract Scam – EFCC Re-Arraigns Jonathan’s Cousin, Wife

[Vanguard] Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, re-arraigned cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola and his wife, Stella, before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

[Vanguard] Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, re-arraigned cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola and his wife, Stella, before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Dismisses Museveni Defamation Case Against Otunnu

[Monitor] Kampala -Court in Kampala has dismissed the case in which former Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party president Olara Otunnu was accused of defaming President Museveni.

[Monitor] Kampala -Court in Kampala has dismissed the case in which former Uganda People's Congress (UPC) party president Olara Otunnu was accused of defaming President Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mankweng ‘Sport Against Crime’ Campaign

[SAPS] The Police in Mankweng outside Polokwane have embarked on a “Sports Against Crime” campaign at Mankweng Bussiness Complex led by SAPS Corporate Communication and Social Crime Prevention members.

[SAPS] The Police in Mankweng outside Polokwane have embarked on a "Sports Against Crime" campaign at Mankweng Bussiness Complex led by SAPS Corporate Communication and Social Crime Prevention members.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Energy Notes Judgement By Cape Town High Court in the Earthlife and Safcei Litigation

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Energy, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi, notes the judgement by the Cape Town High court in the Earthlife and South African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) case against the Minister of Energy and other respondents. Th…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Energy, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi, notes the judgement by the Cape Town High court in the Earthlife and South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) case against the Minister of Energy and other respondents. The Minister has now directed the Department to study the judgment, and will pronounce on the matter in due course.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa