UN – Al-Shabab in Decline, But Still a Threat

[VOA] The top U.N. official for Somalia said Wednesday that while al-Shabab remains a serious threat, the terror group is on the decline, and the continued deployment of African Union troops in Somalia is essential to its ultimate defeat.

[VOA] The top U.N. official for Somalia said Wednesday that while al-Shabab remains a serious threat, the terror group is on the decline, and the continued deployment of African Union troops in Somalia is essential to its ultimate defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Congo Becoming Like a Prison Under Kabila, Says Combative Cardinal

[VOA] Kinshasa -The head of Congo’s Catholic church condemned the government of President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday for a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, suggesting his country was becoming like a prison.

[VOA] Kinshasa -The head of Congo's Catholic church condemned the government of President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday for a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, suggesting his country was becoming like a prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Biometric Voter Registration Skit Goes Viral

[Kubatana.net] The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) this month, in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (ZESN), sponsored popular comedy outfit, Bustop TV, in the production of a voter registration mobilisation skit.

[Kubatana.net] The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) this month, in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (ZESN), sponsored popular comedy outfit, Bustop TV, in the production of a voter registration mobilisation skit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe